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Wildcats Down Florida International 14-12 - Match Report

The Wildcats were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Golden Panthers by a score of 14-12 at FIU Stadium.

Bethune-Cookman won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 41.5.

Quentin Williams completed 8 of 17 pass attempts for 149 yards for the Wildcats in the win.

Alex Gardner rushed for 46 yards for Florida International, while Lamarq Caldwell added 15 yards. Alex McGough threw for 117 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Ya'keem Griner and Dominique Rhymes had 36 and 32 yards respectively.

Bethune-Cookman outgained Florida International 239-186 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 12-11 by the Golden Panthers.

The time of possession battle favored Bethune-Cookman as their offense was on the field for 32:26, longer than the 27:34 of their opponents.

Bethune-Cookman looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Florida. Florida International will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Wagner.