Hilltoppers Fall 40-14 Against Navy - Game Recap

Hilltoppers Fall 40-14 Against Navy - Game Recap

Navy got a 113-yard performance from John Howell as a key part of its 40-14 victory over the Hilltoppers on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.

Navy was a favorite by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 53.5.

Kriss Proctor completed 3 of 7 pass attempts for 100 yards for the Midshipmen in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Bobby Rainey rushed for 131 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 8 yards. Brandon Doughty threw for 102 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Joel German and Jack Doyle had 45 and 35 yards respectively.

Western Kentucky was outgained by Navy 510-277 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Midshipmen.

Navy led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:51/29:09 split in that important category.

Navy looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Carolina. Western Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana State.