WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Gearing Up for Louisiana Tech

09/12/2017 06:37 PM

The WKU Hilltoppers are getting right back to it after losing their first game of the season this past Saturday at Illinois.

That is because Western Kentucky (1-1) begins Conference USA play this weekend, when it hosts Louisiana Tech (1-1).

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET inside Houchens-Smith Stadium on Saturday.

Last season, the Bulldogs and Hilltoppers each beat each other once, although WKU’s win over the Bulldogs was the most important win in the series last year, as WKU topped Louisiana Tech 58-44 in the C-USA Championship Game.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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