College Football
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Matchup Edge
BALL Edge in: WKU
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Time of Possession
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Ball State at Western Kentucky
When: 7:00 PM ET, Saturday, September 23, 2017
Where: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are ranked 110 on offense, averaging 328.3 yards per game. The Hilltoppers are averaging 85.7 yards rushing and 242.7 yards passing so far this season.
  • The Ball State Cardinals are ranked 69 on offense, averaging 408.7 yards per game. The Cardinals are averaging 189.0 yards rushing and 219.7 yards passing so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 1-1 at home this season, 0-1 against conference opponents and 1-1 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Hilltoppers are averaging 26.5 scoring, and holding teams to 20.0 points scored on defense.
  • The Ball State Cardinals are 0-1 while on the road this season, 0-0 against conference opponents and 2-1 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Cardinals are averaging 21.0 scoring, and holding teams to 24.0 points scored on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W‑L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Ball State 2-1 W2 33.3 22.7 2-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0
Western Kentucky 1-2 L2 20.0 20.0 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1
Last Meeting
Ball State Western Kentucky
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
10/11/08 BALL 24 WKU 7 355 200 155 352 183 169
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Ball State N. Davis 63.6 155 2 1
Western Kentucky D. Wolke 58.6 161 1 1
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Ball State M. Lewis 18 112 6.2 1
Western Kentucky B. Rainey 8 59 7.4 0
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Ball State L. Johnson 4 56 14.0 1
Western Kentucky J. Gaebler 10 100 10.0 1
Touchdowns Player TD
Ball State L. Johnson 1
Western Kentucky J. Gaebler 1
Season
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Ball State R. Neal 67.7 659 6 3
Western Kentucky M. White 67.0 728 1 1
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Ball State J. Gilbert 48 207 4.3 3
Western Kentucky M. Trigg 30 109 3.6 1
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Ball State J. Hall 17 212 12.5 2
Western Kentucky L. Jackson 13 196 15.1 1
Touchdowns Player TD
Ball State M. Dunner 4
Western Kentucky D. Ferby 2
Quickchart Matchup
Ball State Ball State Off vs  Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Def
Ball State 408.7 yards
Western Kentucky 357.7 yards
Ball State 4.5 yards/rush
Western Kentucky 3.3 yards/rush
Ball State 6.6 yards/attempt
Western Kentucky 6.5 yards/attempt
Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Off vs  Ball State Ball State Def
Western Kentucky 328.3 yards
Ball State 358.3 yards
Western Kentucky 2.6 yards/rush
Ball State 4.7 yards/rush
Western Kentucky 6.7 yards/attempt
Ball State 7.1 yards/attempt