Trojans Fall 23-20 Against Florida International - Game Recap
Kedrick Rhodes tore up the turf for 172 rushing yards on Tuesday to lead the Golden Panthers to a 23-20 win over the Trojans at FIU Stadium.
Florida International did not, however, defeat the Trojans against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 55.5.
Wesley Carroll completed 20 of 37 pass attempts for 285 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Trojans defense.
Shawn Southward rushed for 52 yards for Troy, while D.J. Taylor added 43 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 203 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Chandler Worthy and Stanley Arukwe had 60 and 51 yards respectively.
Florida International outgained Troy 521-299 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-12 by the Golden Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Florida International as their offense was on the field for 36:39, longer than the 23:21 of their opponents.
Florida International looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Western Kentucky. Troy will aim to get back on the winning track at Navy.