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TicketCity Bowl 2012: Halftime Stats

Here are your halftime stats as Houston leads Penn State by a score of 24-7 in the TicketCity Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas.

Case Keenum leads Houston through the air with 380 yards and three touchdown passes on 30-46 passing. Rob Bolden is 2-10 for 55 yards for Penn State.

On the ground, Stephfon Green leads the Nittany Lions with 36 yards and a touchdown on nine attempts. That's a 4.0 yard per carry average. Silas Redd has 23 yards on nine carries and wildcat quarterback Bill Belton got three yards on his only attempts. Charles Sims is the big rusher for the Cougars with 12 yards on two attempts. Houston had just four rushing attempts in the first half.

In the receiving game, Patrick Edwards has seven catches for a game-high 200 yards and two touchdowns, coming of the 40 and 75-yard variety. Tyron Carrier and Justin Johnson have nine and eight catches, respectively, for a combined 141 yards. Five other Houston players have receptions already.

For Penn State, Devon Smith has one catch for 43 yards to lead the team. Tight end Kevin Haplea also has a catch for 12 yards.

Total, the Cougars outgained the Lions 398-115, including 380 to 55 through the air. Houston is 5-10 on third downs to Penn State's 2-9.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.