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Doughty throws for 3 TDs, Ferby runs for 3 to lead Western Kentucky over FIU 63-7


MIAMI — Brandon Doughty threw for 224 yards and three TDs, D'Andre Ferby ran for three TDs, and Western Kentucky beat Florida International University 63-7 on Saturday in a game delayed by lightning.

The bowl-eligible Hilltoppers (9-2, 7-0 Conference USA) outgained the Golden Panthers 477 total yards to 168 and held them scoreless until the fourth quarter.

Wonderful Terry returned an interception 92 yards for a score and the Hilltoppers led 35-0 at halftime.

Doughty was 16 of 21, with a 73-yard TD pass to Taywan Taylor (three catches, 100 yards), a 5-yarder to Antwane Grant and a 22-yarder to Nicholas Norris.

Doughty has thrown 100 TD passes in his college career.

Ferby gained 12 yards on eight carries, but three resulted in TDs — two on 1-yarders and one on a 3-yarder. Grant scored on a 59-yard run and Will Bush on a 9-yarder.

Alex Gardner scored on an 18-yard run for FIU (5-7, 3-5).

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