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WKU Hilltoppers vs FIU Panthers Wrap - WKU Wins 34-19

Bailey Zappe threw for 368 yards to lead the Hilltoppers over FIU 34-19 on Saturday in Week 8 action at Riccardo Silva Stadium.

The Hilltoppers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -17.0-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 77.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Bailey Zappe completed 39 of 49 pass attempts for 368 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win.

D'vonte Price rushed for 87 yards for FIU, while Shaun Peterson Jr. added 7 yards. Max Bortenschlager threw for 192 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Randall St. Felix and Bryce Singleton had 104 and 49 yards respectively.

WKU outgained FIU 530-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-18 by the Hilltoppers.

WKU led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:15-23:13 split in that important category.

WKU heads into a 9 battle against Charlotte. FIU, meanwhile, will have their next action against Marshall.