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Cougars Down Penn State 30-14 - Match Report

Case Keenum's 532-yard performance through the air was the key in Houston's 30-14 win over Penn State on Monday at Cotton Bowl.

Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 55.5.

Charles Sims rushed for 39 yards, while Michael Hayes added 20 yards in the win. Patrick Edwards and Justin Johnson added 228 and 148 receiving yards respectively.

Stephfon Green rushed for 63 yards for Penn State, while Silas Redd added 53 yards. Rob Bolden threw for 137 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Justin Brown and Devon Smith had 69 and 49 yards respectively.

Houston outgained Penn State 600-306 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-14 by the Cougars.

Houston lost the time of possession battle 32:11/27:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.