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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers watched the action from their couches last weekend, but are set to take to the field. They are on the road again on Saturday and play against the Indiana Hoosiers at noon ET Sept. 17 at Memorial Stadium. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
The Hilltoppers made easy work of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors two weeks ago and carried off a 49-17 victory. WKU was heavily favored coming into this game, and the results showcase why. QB Austin Reed and WR Malachi Corley were among the main playmakers for WKU as the former passed for four TDs and 280 yards on 34 attempts and the latter snatched three receiving TDs.
Meanwhile, IU netted a 35-22 win over the Idaho Vandals last week. IU’s RB Shaun Shivers looked sharp as he rushed for one TD and 155 yards on 20 carries.
It was close but no cigar for WKU as they fell 33-31 to the Hoosiers when the two teams previously met in September of last year. Can the Hilltoppers avenge their defeat, or is history doomed to repeat itself? We’ll soon find out.
Final from Bloomington. #GoTops pic.twitter.com/VSB9V760kN
51- yards for the win! 🙌@chuck_campbell3 pic.twitter.com/CAUtXKBnJh
0:00 OT | WKU 30, IU 30
SAAAAAACK ‼️@BrodricMartin gets into the backfield for his first 𝐁𝐢𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐜 𝐒𝐚𝐜𝐤 of the game ‼️🍔🍔🍔#GoTops
HOOSIERS BLOCK THE FIELD GOAL. 😱 pic.twitter.com/9SCO6vYgap
J-WILL ON THE BLOCK!!!
0:00 OT | WKU 30, IU 30
We’re going to OT.#GoTops
0:29 Q4 | WKU 30, IU 30
The two-point conversion is successful.#GoTops
0:47 Q4 | WKU 30, IU 28
IU puts it in the endzone from four yards out.
WKU 30, #IUFB 22 | 3:46 4Q
3:46 Q4 | WKU 30, IU 22
The Tops defense holds again, forces IU to take three.#GoTops
C4 forced the fumble. 💥
Jackson recovered the fumble. 🙌
11:16 Q4 | WKU 27, IU 19
WKU 27, #IUFB 19 | 11:33 4Q
11:33 Q4 | WKU 27, IU 19
IU runs it in from 19 yards out for the TD, but fails on the two-point conversion. #GoTops
One more. #GoTops pic.twitter.com/KjDQZrNvbz
INTERCEPTION 🔥@IndianaFootball ball ➡️ pic.twitter.com/9E4HzAwfWj
TAKEWAY. HOOSIERS. pic.twitter.com/qkLe0aqRy0
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