Western Kentucky vs South Florida Recap - Bulls Win 24-12
|Western Kentucky vs South Florida Recap - Bulls Win 24-12|
South Florida got a 115-yard performance from Demetris Murray as a key part of its 24-12 victory over the Hilltoppers on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.
South Florida won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 57.5.
B.J. Daniels completed 7 of 11 pass attempts for 57 yards for the Bulls in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Hilltoppers defense.
Bobby Rainey rushed for 64 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 11 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 221 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Jack Doyle and Willie McNeal had 94 and 55 yards respectively.
South Florida was outgained by Western Kentucky 314-283 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-16 by the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 31:52/28:08, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, South Florida takes its act home to face Florida Atlantic looking for another win. For Western Kentucky, they head on the road to face Florida International.