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Ragin` Cajuns Fall 54-21 Against Western Kentucky - Game Recap

Western Kentucky cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 54-21 score against Louisiana-Lafayette in Week 8 action at Cajun Field.

Bettors who backed the Hilltoppers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 53.5.

Kawaun Jakes completed 18 of 22 pass attempts for 262 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Aaron Spikes rushed for 42 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Brad McGuire added 24 yards. Chris Masson threw for 223 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Vernon Wolfe and Aaron Spikes had 94 and 54 yards respectively.

Western Kentucky outgained Louisiana-Lafayette 409-351 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-16 by the Hilltoppers.

The time of possession battle favored Western Kentucky as their offense was on the field for 32:02, longer than the 27:58 of their opponents.

Next game, Western Kentucky takes its act home to face North Texas looking for another win. For Louisiana-Lafayette, they head on the road to face Ohio.