The West Virginia Mountaineers have had little trouble with the James Madison Dukes in the first half at FedEx Field on Saturday, leading 28-3 after two quarters of play. West Virginia scored a touchdown less than five minutes into the game, and have not let their foot off the gas since, amassing 348 yards of total offense in the half to just 99 for James Madison.
Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith is 23 of 28 on the day, for 268 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Shawne Alston has 37 yards on eight rushes, with one touchdown on the ground. Receiver Stedman Bailey has caught nine of Smith's passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns.
James Madison quarterback Justin Thorpe is just three of seven passing in the game, for 27 yards. The Dukes actually have four more penalty yards (31) than passing yards in the game.
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