Black Bears Down Massachusetts 24-14 - Match Report
The Black Bears grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Minutemen on Saturday, winning 24-14 at Gillette Stadium.
Maine was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Marcus Wasilewski completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 267 yards for the Black Bears in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Minutemen defense.
Stacey Bedell rushed for 58 yards for Massachusetts, while Mike Wegzyn added 13 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 139 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Tajae Sharpe and Stacey Bedell had 85 and 52 yards respectively.
Maine outgained Massachusetts 514-265 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Black Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Maine as their offense was on the field for 37:41, longer than the 22:19 of their opponents.
Next game, Maine takes its act on the road to face Northwestern looking for another win. For Massachusetts, they head on the road to face Kansas State.