WKENTUCKY 0 10 3 14 27
ULLAFAYTTE 0 10 7 14 31
Date of game: 11/17/2012

Recap: Louisiana vs. Western Ky

Lafayette, LA (Sports Network) - Terrance Broadway ran into the end zone from 14 yards out for a touchdown with less than a minute remaining to lift the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns to a 31-27 victory over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in a Sun Belt conference game at Cajun Field.

Broadway threw for 258 yards on 23-of-33 passing and also had 145 yards on the ground for Louisiana (6-4, 4-2 Sun Belt). Alonzo Harris finished with 104 yards rushing while Torrey Price added 68 yards and a pair of scores on the ground. Harry Peoples hauled in 13 passes for 144 yards.

The loss spoiled a career-night for Antonio Andrew who rushed for 238 yards and a pair of touchdowns for Western Kentucky (6-5, 3-4). Kawaun Jakes threw for only 149 yards and an interception while completing 10-of-18 pass attempts.

Keshawn Simpson's one-yard rushing touchdown less than five minutes into the second quarter put Western Kentucky ahead 7-0.

On the ensuing drive, Pierce capped off a five-play, 84-yard drive with an 18 yard touchdown run to pull the Ragin' Cajuns even.

The teams then traded field goals with Garrett Schettman hitting a 42-yarder for Western Kentucky and Brett Baer knocking in a 23-yarder for Louisiana.

The Hilltoppers went ahead yet again, 13-10, on a 25-yard field goal from Schettman in the third quarter.

Pierce's second touchdown run of the game, a 15-yard effort, gave Louisiana its first lead of the contest, 17-13.

In the fourth quarter Western Kentucky scored 14 unanswered points on a pair of touchdown runs from Andrews. The first was a 17-yard rush and the second a 13-yard effort. After those two scores the Hilltoppers led 27-17 with six minutes remaining.

The Ragin' Cajuns were far from finished though with Broadway hooking up with Jamal Robinson for a four-yard touchdown pass with less than three minutes left in regulation.

Western Kentucky was unable to run out the clock on its next possession and punted the ball to Louisiana with just 1:32 left on the clock. That was plenty of time for Broadway who drove the Ragin' Cajuns 93 yards in just 54 seconds for the winning score.

Louisiana had a 582-415 edge in total yards and converted 6-of-10 attempts on third down.

Game Notes

Memphis, Fuente agree to extension

With the school's first bowl appearance in six years on the horizon, Memphis announced Thursday it has awarded head football coach Justin Fuente with a contract extension.

Padres acquire Norris from A's

The San Diego Padres' busy offseason continued on Thursday when the club acquired power-hitting catcher Derek Norris from Oakland.

Canadiens' Pacioretty exits after check

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty left Thursday night's game against Anaheim in the third period after hitting the boards on a hard check.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.