Brandon Doughty completed 31 of his 42 tries for the Hilltoppers.
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Brandon Doughty threw for 483 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled out to a huge lead then shook off a shocking final series of plays to a 49-48 victory over Central Michigan in the inaugural Bahamas Bowl.
Doughty completed 31 of his 42 tries for the Hilltoppers (8-5), with Anthony Wales and Leon Allen adding a rushing score apiece.
Willie McNeal led his club with 153 yards and a touchdown on five receptions, while Jared Dangerfield, Mitchell Henry Antwane Grant and Joel German each contributed a TD grab.