Blue Devils vs Midshipmen Final: 34-31 - Recap
|Blue Devils vs Midshipmen Final: 34-31 - Recap|
Sean Renfree threw for 314 yards to lead the Blue Devils over Navy 34-31 on Saturday in Week 9 action at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Duke won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Desmond Scott rushed for 42 yards, while Brandon Connette added 33 yards in the win. Conner Vernon and Cooper Helfet added 90 and 69 receiving yards respectively.
Ricky Dobbs rushed for 83 yards for Navy, while Alexander Teich added 43 yards. Ricky Dobbs threw for 227 yards for the Midshipmen, while receivers Greg Jones and Aaron Santiago had 134 and 36 yards respectively.
Navy was outgained by Duke 456-375 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Midshipmen.
Navy lost the time of possession battle 36:57/23:03, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Duke looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Virginia. Navy will aim to get back on the winning track at East Carolina.