Hilltoppers Down Troy 41-18 - Match Report
|Hilltoppers Down Troy 41-18 - Match Report|
Bobby Rainey ran for 227 yards as Western Kentucky handled Troy by a score of 41-18 on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.
The Hilltoppers were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Kawaun Jakes completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 156 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shawn Southward rushed for 21 yards for Troy, while D.J. Taylor added 15 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 303 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Eric Thomas and Corey Johnson had 82 and 75 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky outgained Troy 494-330 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 43:34/16:26 split in that important category.