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2012 Little Caesars Bowl: Central Michigan vs WKU Live Scores, Analysis, Results

Zach DirlamSenior Analyst IIDecember 26, 2012

Final Score - CMU 24, WKU 21

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers were unable to stop the Central Michigan Chippewas passing attack and fell 24-21 to the hometown team in the 2012 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.

Senior quarterback Ryan Radcliff completed 19-of-29 pass attempts for 253 yards and three touchdowns in the victory, while junior running back Zurlon Tipton racked up 103 rushing yards on 23 carries.

The Hilltoppers were led by junior running back Antonio Andrews, who finished the game with 180 all-purpose yards, which is well below his season average of 248 yards per contest.

After the Chippewas took the regained the lead with 5:11 remaining in the fourth quarter, Western Kentucky drove all the way down to Central Michigan's 19-yard line and opted to go for it on fourth-and-two rather than attempt a game-tying field goal.

Senior quarterback Kuwaun Jakes could not connect with senior tight end Jack Doyle, and the Chippewas ran out the clock for their third bowl win in school history. 

Be sure to check out the game grades for each of the position groups from this bowl game as well.

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