WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart pens his second open letter of the year to Hilltopper Nation in support of WKU's first-ever conference championship game. WKU hosts Southern Miss on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.
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.
Hosting the Conference USA East Division Championship Game this Friday, WKU continued its preparations on Wednesday as the Hilltoppers get set to play the defending conference champion Marshall at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.