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Hilltoppers vs Mountaineers Final: 59-38 - Recap

Bailey Zappe's 422-yard performance through the air was the key in WKU's 59-38 win over Appalachian State on Saturday at FAU Stadium.

The Hilltoppers were a -1.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 69.0.

Bailey Zappe completed 33 of 47 pass attempts for 422 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win.

Camerun Peoples rushed for 101 yards for Appalachian State, while Daetrich Harrington added 71 yards. Chase Brice threw for 317 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Christian Wells and Jalen Virgil had 86 and 75 yards respectively.

Appalachian State was outgained by WKU 637-609 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-24 by the Hilltoppers.

WKU lost the time of possession battle 31:12-28:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.