|FIU Defeats WKU 41-17 - Recap|
WKU couldn't hang with the Golden Panthers on Friday as FIU blasted the Hilltoppers 41-17 in Week 13 action at FIU Stadium.
The Golden Panthers were a +3.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 57.0.
Shawndarrius Phillips rushed for 69 yards, while Alex Gardner added 22 yards in the win. Pharoah McKever and Bryce Singleton added 62 and 44 receiving yards respectively.
D'Andre Ferby rushed for 54 yards for WKU, while Jakairi Moses added 18 yards. Mike White threw for 355 yards for the Hilltoppers, while receivers Cameron Echols-Luper and Deon Yelder had 101 and 67 yards respectively.
WKU outgained FIU 401-373 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Hilltoppers.
WKU lost the time of possession battle 30:25-29:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.