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Southern Miss Falls 35-17 to Trojans - Recap

Troy earned a 35-17 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday in Week 13 action at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Trojans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -17.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 48.0.

Kimani Vidal rushed for 69 yards, while Damien Taylor added 19 yards in the win. Jabre Barber and Chris Lewis added 81 and 65 receiving yards respectively.

Frank Gore Jr. rushed for 95 yards for Southern Miss, while Ethan Crawford added 31 yards. Ethan Crawford threw for 132 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Frank Gore Jr. and Tiaquelin Mims had 59 and 49 yards respectively.

Southern Miss was outgained by Troy 427-286 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-18 by the Trojans.

Southern Miss led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:34-28:26 split in that important category.