Wildcats vs Colonels Final: 10-7 - Recap
|Wildcats vs Colonels Final: 10-7 - Recap|
The Wildcats were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Colonels by a score of 10-7 at Snyder Family Stadium.
Kansas State did not, however, defeat the Colonels against the spread, which closed at 26.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 61.5.
Collin Klein completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 128 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Colonels defense.
Jeremiah Williams rushed for 19 yards for Eastern Kentucky, while Kyle Lumpkin added 6 yards. Jared McClain threw for 119 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Tyrone Goard and Cameron Bailey had 58 and 24 yards respectively.
Eastern Kentucky was outgained by Kansas State 303-129 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-7 by the Wildcats.
The time of possession battle favored Kansas State as their offense was on the field for 36:43, longer than the 23:17 of their opponents.