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WKU grabs first non-conference win by dominating time of possession against Army

The WKU football team (4-2, 3-0 C-USA) beat Army (3-3) at its own game on Saturday night, as the Hilltoppers possessed the ball for 38:07 compared to just 21:53 for the Black Knights.

WKU maintained its three-game winning streak, as the Hilltoppers outgained Army 365 yards to 208 in a convincing 17-8 home win in Houchens-Smith Stadium.

Head coach Tyson Helton said his team needed a “decisive” victory, and the Hilltoppers got one against the Black Knights.

“Thought it was a great team win tonight,” Helton said postgame. “Talked all week about being an underdog in your own home playing a quality opponent like Army.