Defense powers Hilltoppers to 10-7 win over Southern Miss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Western Kentucky’s defense was in prime form on Saturday afternoon as the Hilltoppers held Southern Miss to 221 total yards in a 10-7 win.

The Tops’ defensive unit was dominant, racking up six sacks and nine tackles for loss as the team improves to 3-6 on the 2020 campaign.

WKU will look to capture their first win streak of the season next week as they host FIU for Senior Day at Houchens-Smith Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. CST.