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Marshall remains unbeaten with 38-14 victory at Western Kentucky in C-USA showdown

Marshall built a 28-0 halftime lead Saturday night and coasted to a 38-14 win over Western Kentucky in a Conference USA showdown in Bowling Green. Brenden Knox scored three touchdowns in the first half for the unbeaten Thundering Herd (3-0, 1-0 C-USA) and finished with 107 yards rushing on 15 carries. Knox opened the scoring with a 45-yard touchdown run just 38 seconds into the game. He added two more...

Wells tosses four touchdown passes in college debut, Marshall coasts to 59-0 victory over EKU

KyForward staff HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The good news for Eastern Kentucky University is that for three hours Saturday afternoon, a national television audience watched its football team square off against Marshall. The bad news is that Marshall freshman quarterback Grant Wells passed for 307 yards and four touchdowns as the Thundering Herd coasted to a 59-0 win over EKU at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Wells,...

EKU kicks off football season Saturday afternoon with nationally televised game at Marshall

Eastern Kentucky University begins the football season this Saturday by traveling to Huntington, W.Va., for a nationally televised game with Marshall. The kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. and will be televised live on ESPN. Eastern Kentucky posted a 7-5 overall record last season. The Colonels are under the direction of first-year head coach Walt Wells, who most recently served as a quality control...