In a recent poll ran on our twitter we asked the fan base which school you want to beat more? Middle Tennessee or Marshall. Here are the results:
With over 350 votes online Marshall edged out long time rival MTSU by 4 points.
WKU vs Marshall 67-66
Western Kentucky and Marshall have mostly faced off since joining Conference USA in 2014, but wasted no time in kicking off this rivalry.
In recent years Western Kentucky have had some pretty epic battles on the hardwood and field. Most notably the 2014 match-up in Huntington, West Virginia where WKU ended Marshall’s undefeated season in a high scoring 67-66 thriller.
Then comes the hardwood, in 2018 in the Conference USA championship game Marshall defeated Western Kentucky on what looked like to be a magical run to the NCAA tournament. Marshall 67 WKU 66 (Again).
100 Miles of Hate
The history between Western Kentucky and MTSU is long and filled with bad blood. 100 Miles of Hate is the unoffical nickname for this match up between the two separated by 100 miles. The first football meeting dates back all the way to 1914. Middle Tennessee leads the all time series 34-32-1.
With this we want to ask those on the website what do you think? Who do you view as WKU’s biggest rival?