Southern Methodist Defeats Southern Miss 34-6 - Recap

Southern Methodist Defeats Southern Miss 34-6 - Recap

Southern Miss couldn't hang with the Mustangs on Saturday as Southern Methodist blasted the Golden Eagles 34-6 in Week 11 action at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

Southern Methodist was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Garrett Gilbert completed 27 of 43 pass attempts for 249 yards for the Mustangs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Jalen Richard rushed for 40 yards for Southern Miss, while Kendrick Hardy added 8 yards. Chris Campbell threw for 93 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Chris Briggs and Dominique Sullivan had 33 and 26 yards respectively.

Southern Methodist outgained Southern Miss 435-178 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-10 by the Mustangs.

The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 36:46, longer than the 23:14 of their opponents.

Next game, Southern Methodist takes its act on the road to face Rice looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head home to face Texas El Paso.