By virtue of Friday's 49-28 win over Marshall, the Conference USA East Division Champion WKU Hilltoppers (10-2, 8-0 C-USA) will host their first ever conference championship game, next Saturday, December 5, inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
Brandon Doughty threw for 370 yards, including five touchdowns, as Western Kentucky routed Marshall 49-28 to win the East Division of Conference USA on Friday.
WKU and Marshall are set for a battle to determine Conference USA's East Division champion. The annual BLACKOUT game kicks off at 11 a.m. from Houchens-Smith Stadium on Friday.
WKU captured the 2015 GCI Great Alaska Shootout championship with a 62-58 victory over the host Alaska-Anchorage on Wednesday evening behind a 21-point, 14-rebound performance from sophomore Ivy Brown.
Former WKU Soccer goalkeeper Libby Stout signed with the Boston Breakers, the club announced on Monday. The Breakers play in the National Women's Soccer League. Stout concludes a four-year stint overseas.