Brandon Doughty threw for 409 yards and four first-half touchdowns to lead Western Kentucky to a 49-10 win over Rice on Saturday. D'Andre Ferby added two touchdown runs for the Hilltoppers (4-1, 2-0 Conference USA), who piled up 504 yards.
WKU opens the road portion of their conference slate today with a 2:30 p.m. kickoff at Rice. The game will air nationally on FSN and 11 of it's regional affiliates
WKU (5-3-3, 1-1-1 C-USA) and UTEP (8-4-1, 1-1-1 C-USA) played to a 1-1 in double overtime draw on Friday in El Paso, Texas behind a Megan Morris goal that knotted up the score in the second half.
After a four-day break, WKU volleyball returns to action Sunday evening as the Lady Toppers are set to travel to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for a 6 p.m. CT. match against Conference USA-foe and regional-rival Middle Tennessee (3-14, 1-2 C-USA).
Seven Hilltopper Basketball games will air on American Sports Network, joining five previously-announced television games on the 2015-16 schedule.