UAB vs Troy Wrap - Troy Wins 24-23
Corey Robinson sliced and diced the Blazers defense for 349 yards as Troy handed UAB a 24-23 defeat on Saturday at Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium.
The Trojans won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 16-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Chris Anderson rushed for 69 yards, while D.J. Taylor added 53 yards in the win. Corey Johnson and Eric Thomas added 66 and 57 receiving yards respectively.
Greg Franklin rushed for 60 yards for UAB, while Pat Shed added 48 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 196 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jackie Williams and Nick Adams had 89 and 56 yards respectively.
UAB was outgained by Troy 521-356 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-18 by the Trojans.
Troy lost the time of possession battle 32:02/26:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Troy looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. UAB will aim to get back on the winning track vs Mississippi State.