Friday, December 30, 2016

Bilo's Quick Russell Athletic Bowl Recap

Miami 31, West Virginia 14

Miami finished with 4 consecutive wins, and snapped a 6 bowl losing streak that spanned a decade in beating West Virginia. Brad Kaaya passed for 282 yards on 24/34 passing and 4 TDs in the win for the Hurricanes. Three of those TD passes were longer than 20 yards. He started just 5/13 on the night before ripping off 19/21 to get the Miami machine running.
West Virginia did themselves no favors in the loss, racking up 108 yards in penalties. WVU also finished with a season low 229 total yards, with just 95 yards rushing. Their 14 points were also a season low. Miami outgained WVU 196 yards to just 17 in the 2nd quarter.
Skyler Howard hardly had his best game for the Mountaineers, passing for just 134 yards, and rushing for 63. He did manage to rush for a TD.
Brad Kaaya's 4 TD passes went to 4 different receivers.

2017 Openers: West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech @ Landover, MD (9/2); Miami TBA

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