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Western Kentucky Beats MTSU In Second Overtime

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Western Kentucky running back Bobby Rainey (3) scores the winning touchdown on a 7-yard run as he is defended by Middle Tennessee safety Denzell Guerra (31) in the second overtime period of an NCAA college football game. (AP Photo) Western Kentucky running back Bobby Rainey (3) scores the winning touchdown on a 7-yard run as he is defended by Middle Tennessee safety Denzell Guerra (31) in the second overtime period of an NCAA college football game. (AP Photo)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Kawaun Jakes threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Bobby Rainey in the second overtime to give Western Kentucky a 36-33 victory over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night.

Rainey, the Sun Belt Conference rushing leader, ran for 146 yards and a touchdown and caught six passes for 57 yards for the Hilltoppers (1-4, 1-1). Jakes passed for 222 yards.

Logan Kilgore passed for 282 yards and two touchdowns for Middle Tennessee (1-3, 0-2). William Pratcher ran for 106 yards, and D.D. Kyles gained 96 yards and scored a touchdown.

John Evans returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown for Western Kentucky.

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