WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers ready for another installment of a high scoring rivalry

11/25/2016 10:34 AM

Western Kentucky Football is heading to Marshall on Saturday and if their short history repeats itself, it will be another very high scoring showdown. Last year, WKU beat Marshall 49-28, and beat the Herd 66-65 the year before.

There are also big Conference USA implications to this game. WKU is 6-1 in conference play, which is the same conference record as Old Dominion. So if the Tops lose and the Monarchs win, Western would lose their place in the Conference title game. The Thundering Herd don’t stack up statistically as well as they have in years past, but there is still plenty to play for for Western Kentucky.

We spoke with Reporter Ryan Dearbone about the upcoming weekend for WKU, and also touched on the one month stretch of road games coming up for the basketball team.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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