Austin Peay vs Western Kentucky Wrap - Western Kentucky Wins 49-10
The battle between the Hilltoppers and Governors didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Austin Peay was handed a 49-10 defeat on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Kawaun Jakes completed 18 of 23 pass attempts for 296 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Governors defense.
Wesley Kitts rushed for 104 yards for Austin Peay, while Terrence Oliver added 32 yards. Jake Ryan threw for 11 yards for the Governors, while receiver Devin Stark had 11 yards.
Western Kentucky outgained Austin Peay 596-154 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-7 by the Hilltoppers.
Austin Peay lost the time of possession battle 32:53/27:07, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Western Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Alabama. Austin Peay will aim to get back on the winning track at Virginia Tech.