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Central Florida Defeats Memphis 24-17 - Recap

Central Florida Defeats Memphis 24-17 - Recap

The Tigers were burned by Breshad Perriman for 107 receiving yards on Saturday as the Knights picked up a 24-17 win at Liberty Bowl.

Bettors who backed the Knights were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 48.5.

Blake Bortles completed 17 of 36 pass attempts for 160 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Brandon Hayes rushed for 73 yards for Memphis, while Sam Craft added 28 yards. Paxton Lynch threw for 279 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Tevin Jones and Joe Craig had 63 and 61 yards respectively.

Central Florida was outgained by Memphis 397-270 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Tigers.

Memphis led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:28/29:32 split in that important category.

Central Florida heads into a Week 8 battle against Louisville. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.