James Madison Vs. West Virginia: Dukes Manhandled By Mountaineers, 42-12

The West Virginia Mountaineers easily handled their business on Saturday at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, crushing the James Madison Dukes, 42-12. West Virginia cruised to a 28-0 lead before the Dukes even got on the board, via a 33-yard field goal with one minute left in the first half.

Geno Smith was the star of the show on Saturday, completing 34 of his 39 passes for 411 yards and five touchdowns. Two Mountaineers wide receivers amassed 100 yards receiving in the game, with Stedman Bailey grabbing 13 passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns and Tavon Austin catching 11 balls for 113 yards and a touchdown.

As a team, West Virginia gained 569 yards of total offense, to 300 yards for James Madison. The Mountaineers had 28 first downs to 15 for the Dukes, and did not turn the ball over in the game.

West Virginia will take on next weekend. The Terrapins lost 24-21 to the UConn Huskies on Saturday afternoon.

For more on West Virginia, please be sure to check out our blog The Smoking Musket andSB Nation Pittsburgh. For all the latest news and updates, visit SB Nation's college football hub.

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