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Swann's block preserves Maine's 31-28 win over W. Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Jordan Swann blocked a late field goal attempt by Western Kentucky to keep Maine on top for a 31-28 win on Saturday night.

Maine led 31-28 with 47 seconds to play when Swann blocked Ryan Nuss's 48-yard field goal try, preserving the win for the Black Bears (2-0).

Chris Ferguson had 185 yards and three touchdowns passing. Micah Wright caught two touchdowns and Ramon Jefferson snagged another.

Western Kentucky took an early 21-0 lead before Ferguson threw touchdown passes of 51 and 32 yards to Jefferson and Wright respectively, cutting it to 21-14 at halftime.

In the third, the Hilltoppers' Drew Eckels fumbled and Deshawn Stevens returned the ball 50 yards for another Maine score. Then Ferguson hit Wright for a touchdown and the Black Bears went ahead 28-21. Kenny Doak's field goal made it 31-21.

Eckles finished with 347 yards and three touchdowns passing for the Hilltoppers (0-2).

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Scoring Summary
No Scoring Plays
Team Stats
1st Downs 0 0
Rushing 0 0
Passing 0 0
Penalty 0 0
3rd Down Conv 0-0 0-0
4th Down Conv 0-0 0-0
Total Net Yards 0 0
Total Plays 0 0
Avg Gain 0 0
Net Yards Rushing 0 0
Rush Attempts 0 0
Avg Rush Yards 0 0
Net Yards Passing 0 0
Comp. - Att. 0-0 0-0
Yards Per Pass 0 0
Sacked - Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 0-0 0-0
Touchdowns
Rushing TDs 0 0
Passing TDs 0 0
Other
Turnovers 0 0
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 0-0
Int. Thrown 0 0
Punts - Avg 0-0 0-0
Return Yards
Punts - Returns 0-0 0-0
Kickoffs - Returns 0-0 0-0
Int. - Returns 0-0 0-0
Kicking / /
Extra Points 0/0 0/0
Field Goals 0/0 0/0
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Maine 2-0 01414331
W. Kentucky 0-2 2100728
0 PASS YDS 0
0 RUSH YDS 0
0 TOTAL YDS 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Defense T-A SACK INT
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Defense T-A SACK INT
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD