Recap - Hokies Defeat Marshall 29-21
|Recap - Hokies Defeat Marshall 29-21|
Trey Edmunds scampered through the Marshall defense for 110 yards as Virginia Tech handed the Thundering Herd a 29-21 defeat on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Even though Virginia Tech won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of 8. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
Logan Thomas completed 18 of 34 pass attempts for 181 yards for the Hokies in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Thundering Herd defense.
Essray Taliaferro rushed for 105 yards for Marshall, while Rakeem Cato added 46 yards. Rakeem Cato threw for 228 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Tommy Shuler and Devon Smith had 120 and 68 yards respectively.
Marshall was outgained by Virginia Tech 382-361 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Hokies.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia Tech as their offense was on the field for 33:21, longer than the 26:39 of their opponents.
Next game, Virginia Tech takes its act on the road to face Georgia Tech looking for another win. For Marshall, they head home to face UTSA.