Opening day for the Hilltoppers (0-2) in Houchens-Smith Stadium did not go according to plan, as Liberty University (1-0) held on to defeat WKU by a final score of 30-24.
WKU will have a bye week before its next game at Middle Tennessee State University (0-2) on Oct. 3 with kickoff at 4 p.m. The 100 miles of hate rivalry is renewed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Blue Raiders will have a road matchup at the University of Texas-San Antonio Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. while WKU recuperates. The cross state matchup is MTSU’s homecoming game as well.