Florida Atlantic Defeats Western Kentucky 37-28 - Recap
William Dukes was good for 104 receiving yards on Saturday as the Owls grabbed a 37-28 win over the Hilltoppers at L.T. Smith Stadium.
Florida Atlantic won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 16-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Graham Wilbert completed 23 of 36 pass attempts for 257 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Antonio Andrews rushed for 88 yards for Western Kentucky, while Kawaun Jakes added 32 yards. Kawaun Jakes threw for 169 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Antonio Andrews and Rico Brown had 71 and 32 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic outgained Western Kentucky 355-288 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-15 by the Owls.
The time of possession battle favored Florida Atlantic as their offense was on the field for 30:40, longer than the 29:20 of their opponents.
Florida Atlantic looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida International. Western Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track at Louisiana-Lafayette.