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Conference USA Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
Conference USA is a slightly behind the Mountain West and American Athletic in the pecking order for Group of 5 conferences. However, Conference USA had a team (Marshall) in the running for one of college football’s top bowl games last year, and the league could have another in 2015. WKU will be a team to watch behind quarterback Brandon Doughty, as the Hilltoppers return seven...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #61-80

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 61-80 rankings release features more teams from the Power 5 leagues, as well as some predicted...

WKU Hilltoppers 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
As far as entertainment value, there was no better ticket in college football late last season than Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers defeated Marshall in overtime and then defeated Central Michigan in a bowl game. The two games totaled 230 points and each were decided by one point. With seven starters — including a quarterback and running back — returning on offense, WKU is built...

College Football's Top 25 Offensive Triplets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers are glamour positions in college football. While offensive linemen and defensive players are just as important to winning a title, it’s no secret the skill players and quarterbacks grab the attention and headlines. With that in mind, Athlon has ranked the top 25 triplets in college football for the 2015 season. How did we compile the...

Chippewas meet Hilltoppers in inaugural Bahamas Bowl

By The Sports Network, 6 months 1 week ago
Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Entering postseason play with identical 7-5 records, the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will take part in the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl a day before Christmas at Thomas Robinson National Stadium. Central Michigan enjoyed a strong 2014 campaign, finishing 5-3 in Mid-American Conference play. This is Central Michigan's...

Recap: Western Ky vs. Central Mich

By The Sports Network, 6 months 1 week ago
Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Doughty threw for 486 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled out to a huge lead then shook off a shocking final series of plays to a 49-48 victory over Central Michigan in the inaugural Bahamas Bowl. Doughty completed 31 of his 42 tries for the Hilltoppers (8-5), with Anthony Wales and Leon Allen adding a rushing score...

Bahamas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky

By Mark Ross, 6 months 1 week ago
The inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl will reunite Central Michigan and Western Kentucky as postseason foes, but don’t expect either team to complain. From a destination standpoint, it doesn’t get much better than Nassau in the Bahamas, even if the game takes place on Christmas Eve. Two seasons ago, the Chippewas and Hilltoppers met in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit to...

Chippewas meet Hilltoppers in inaugural Bahamas Bowl

By The Sports Network, 6 months 2 weeks ago
Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Entering postseason play with identical 7-5 records, the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will take part in the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl a day before Christmas at Thomas Robinson National Stadium. Central Michigan enjoyed a strong 2014 campaign, finishing 5-3 in Mid-American Conference play. This is Central Michigan's...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

By The Sports Network, 6 months 2 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Central Michigan Chippewas:== Aug 28 - W vs. Chattanooga, 20-16== Sep 6 - W at Purdue, 38-17== Sep 13 - L vs. Syracuse, 3-40== Sep 20 - L at Kansas, 10-24== Sep 27 - L at Toledo, 28-42== Oct 4 - W vs. Ohio U, 28-10== Oct 11 - W at Northern Ill, 34-17...

Herd seek perfection in showdown with Hilltoppers

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Huntington, WV (SportsNetwork.com) - With just one game remaining in the regular season, the 19th-ranked Marshall Thundering Herd will try to stay unbeaten as they host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in a Conference USA bout at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Western Kentucky sits on a 6-5 overall record, and although the Hilltoppers aren't going to the Conference USA championship game in their...