Recap - Mountaineers Defeat Clemson 70-33
|Recap - Mountaineers Defeat Clemson 70-33|
Geno Smith sliced and diced the Tigers defense for 401 yards as West Virginia handed Clemson a 70-33 defeat on Wednesday at Sun Life Stadium.
West Virginia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 64.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shawne Alston rushed for 77 yards, while Tavon Austin added 46 yards in the win. Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey added 117 and 82 receiving yards respectively.
Andre Ellington rushed for 116 yards for Clemson, while Roderick McDowell added 34 yards. Tajh Boyd threw for 250 yards for the Tigers, while receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Sammy Watkins had 107 and 66 yards respectively.
Clemson was outgained by West Virginia 589-443 yards in Wednesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 31-24 by the Mountaineers.
Clemson lost the time of possession battle 36:55/23:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.