Are you ready for some football? WKU Athletics counts you down to opening day at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium on September 1, 2012 with the 50-day “Countdown to Kickoff” series on WKUSports.com. Each day will be accompanied by a significant number in WKU football history.
WKU AND AUSTIN PEAY TO MEET FOR 42ND TIME
The Hilltoppers will open the season at home for the first
time since 2005, hosting longtime Ohio Valley Conference rival Austin Peay in
what will be the 42nd all-time meeting between the two programs. The
42 meetings rank as the sixth-most against one opponent in WKU football
WKU has never lost to Austin Peay in Bowling Green, owning a
20-0 record over the Governors in home contests. The Hilltoppers lead the
all-time series 34-6-1, with their last loss to Austin Peay coming in 1995 in
The Hilltoppers and the Governors last met back in 2006,
with WKU winning 24-14 in Bowling Green, giving the Hilltoppers
four-consecutive wins over Austin Peay dating back to the 1996 season.
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The Hilltoppers open the 2012 season against Austin Peay, with kickoff slated for 6:00 PM on September 1 in Bowling Green. For season and single game ticket information, visit HERE.