Central Florida vs Penn State Wrap - Central Florida Wins 34-31
|Central Florida vs Penn State Wrap - Central Florida Wins 34-31|
Storm Johnson ran for 117 yards as Central Florida handled Penn State by a score of 34-31 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
The Knights were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Blake Bortles completed 20 of 27 pass attempts for 288 yards for the Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Nittany Lions defense.
Zach Zwinak rushed for 128 yards for Penn State, while Bill Belton added 36 yards. Christian Hackenberg threw for 262 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Allen Robinson and Jesse James had 143 and 30 yards respectively.
Central Florida outgained Penn State 507-455 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 32:37, longer than the 27:23 of their opponents.
Central Florida heads into a Week 5 battle against South Carolina. Penn State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kent State.