WKU ATHLETICS | Hilltoppers, Arkansas Agree to Three-Game, Multi-Sport Series

03/06/2018 01:15 PM

WKU and Arkansas have agreed to a three-game series involving both schools’ football and men’s basketball programs.

The agreement states that the Hilltopper football team will face Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. in 2019. The Razorbacks will become the 10th SEC football program that WKU will have faced in its program history.

The agreement also states that the Hilltopper men’s basketball team will face Arkansas in Fayetteville during the 2018-2019 season before hosting the Razorbacks during the 2019-2020 season.

“We are always looking for compelling match ups in our football and men’s basketball schedules, and adding the Arkansas Razorbacks is a very exciting addition for both programs,” said WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart in a press release.

Match-Up Dates:

MBB: TBD 2018-2019; Fayetteville, Ark. (or Little Rock)
FB: Nov. 9, 2019; Fayetteville Ark. (or Little Rock)
MBB: TBD 2019-2020; Bowling Green, Ky.

Andrew Chernoff

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