Louisiana Tech Defeats Florida International 23-7 - Recap
|Louisiana Tech Defeats Florida International 23-7 - Recap|
Kenneth Dixon ran for 119 yards as Louisiana Tech handled Florida International by a score of 23-7 on Saturday at FIU Stadium.
The Bulldogs were a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Ryan Higgins completed 20 of 31 pass attempts for 192 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Golden Panthers defense.
Lamarq Caldwell rushed for 42 yards for Florida International, while Silas Spearman added 38 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 128 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Jonnu Smith and Zach Schaubhut had 54 and 28 yards respectively.
Louisiana Tech outgained Florida International 333-197 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-12 by the Bulldogs.
Florida International lost the time of possession battle 32:38/27:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Louisiana Tech takes its act home to face Southern Miss looking for another win. For Florida International, they head home to face East Carolina.