Scores

Final

North Texas 24

(4-8, 3-5 C-USA)

W Kentucky 25

(7-5, 4-4 C-USA)

Coverage: GamePlan

1:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

L.T. Smith Stadium, Bowling Green, KY

1 2 3 4 T
UNT 7 10 7 024
WKU 7 3 0 1525

Top Performers

Passing: K. Jakes (WKU) - 173 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Andrews (WKU) - 25 CAR, 230 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Smith (UNT) - 5 REC, 49 YDS, 1 TD

W. Kentucky 25, North Texas 24

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Antonio Andrews ran for 230 yards, including the game-winning 21-yard touchdown, as Western Kentucky beat North Texas 25-24 Saturday.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Hilltoppers (7-5, 4-4 Sun Belt Conference) and clinched their second straight winning season.

Andrews set up the winning touchdown with a 53-yard run. Two plays later, the junior ran right, broke two tackles and scored with 3:30 to play.

The Hilltoppers, who rallied from a 24-10 deficit, stopped North Texas on fourth-and-3 at the Mean Green's 35 on their next possession, sealing the win.

North Texas quarterback Derek Thompson threw for 146 yards and a touchdown, completing 18 of 25 passes. Running back Brandin Byrd carried 17 times for 102 yards.

Western Kentucky will now wait to learn its bowl fate.

North Texas (4-8, 3-5), which moves to Conference USA next season, finished with its eighth straight losing record.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNT
WKU
1st Downs1616
Total Yards299388
Passing146173
Rushing153215
Penalties2-205-55
3rd Down Conversions4-155-14
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers23
Possession36:1723:43

Passing Leaders

North TexasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson18/251465.812
Western KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jakes14/291736.011

Rushing Leaders

North TexasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Byrd171026.0161
Brown18643.6120
Western KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Andrews252309.2153
Simpson263.004

Receiving Leaders

North TexasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith5499.8119
Miller33612.0014
Western KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Aikens26030.0037
Henry14343.0043

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNTWKU
TD05:03Jack Doyle 4 Yd Pass From Kawaun Jakes (Garrett Schwettman Kick) 07
TD03:37Brandin Byrd 61 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERUNTWKU
TD10:16Jeremy Brown 20 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 147
FG07:09Zach Olen 22 Yd 177
FG00:45Garrett Schwettman 39 Yd 1710
THIRD QUARTERUNTWKU
TD00:24Darnell Smith 12 Yd Pass From Derek Thompson (Zach Olen Kick) 2410
FOURTH QUARTERUNTWKU
TD12:44Jonathan Dowling 39 Yd Interception Return (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2416
FG07:10Garrett Schwettman 27 Yd 2419
TD03:30Antonio Andrews 21 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2425