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Western Kentucky holds off Central Michigan, 49-48, in Bahamas Bowl
Western Kentucky holds off Central Michigan, 49-48, in Bahamas Bowl

Western Kentucky knows its defensive blunders on what became the final touchdown of the Bahamas Bowl will stay on highlight reels for a long, long time. That's fine with the Hilltoppers — because they found a way to hang on for an unforgettable win. Wasting nearly every bit of a 35-point lead and giving up the most improbable of touchdowns on the final play from scrimmage, Western Kentucky overcame a record-setting seven touchdown passes from Cooper Rush and beat Central Michigan, 49-48, on Wednesday in the first bowl game played outside the U.S. or Canada since 1937. "There's been a lot of twists and turns to all of our games," Western Kentucky Coach Jeff...

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