Golden Eagles Fall To Western Kentucky On The Road, 42-17
Anthony Alford, as well as Tyre Bracken, scored a touchdown for Southern Miss.
Sept. 22, 2012
Antonio Andrews accounted for 136 yards rushing, 74 yards receiving and two touchdowns for Western Kentucky.
Western Kentucky quarterback Kawaun Jakes threw touchdown passes of 25, 36 and 2 yards. He finished the game 12-for-18 for 173 yards and no interceptions.
The Hilltoppers amassed 560 yards of total offense while playing in front of a crowd of 23,532, the biggest in school history.
Western Kentucky held Southern Miss to 264 yards.
The Hilltoppers scored the game's first 14 points and scored the next 28 after a Golden Eagles field goal.
Western Kentucky safety Jonathan Dowling was ejected from the game in the third quarter for a hit to the head of Southern Miss receiver Tyre Bracken.
Western Kentucky is 3-1 for the first time since 2007, while Southern Miss is 0-3 for the first time since 1976.