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ICYMI: Western Kentucky completes undefeated Conference USA run

In cased you missed it this weekend:

  • Western Kentucky ran away with the Conference USA championship, rallying from a 21-7 deficit to defeat Southern Mississippi 45-28. ASN's FBS Player of the Year Brandon Doughty was also named Conference USA MVP of the championship game. This win marks the 11th conference championship in Hilltoppers history but the first at the FBS level. They're also the first team to go undefeated in regular-season conference play and win the conference title game.

  • Sam Houston State upset  Southland Conference rival and fourth-seeded McNeese State, 34-29, and Colgate stunned fifth-seeded James Madison, 44-38, to advance in the FCS playofffs. Colgate is the first Patriot League football team to make the FCS quarterfinals since Lehigh in 2011.

  • An intra-city rivalry took place  between Charleston Southern and The Citadel in the FCS playoffs. The Bucs won 14-6to advance to the FCS quarterfinals.

  • Top-ranked Jacksonville State survived a close game against Chattanooga to reach the FCS quarterfinals with a 41-35 overtime win. The Gamecocks will take on Charleston Southern.

  • Richmond routed William & Mary 48-13 and advanced to play No. 2-seeded Illinois State in the FCS quarterfinals.

  • Matt Johnson and Travis Greene led Bowling Green to a 34-14 victory over Northern Illinois on Friday night in the MAC championship.


More highlights from #SocialSaturday on Twitter @LiveOnASN:


Celebrating all the best of 2015 @CUSAFB with today's #CUSAChamp game intro video https://t.co/FGA1Pn5OtY — Conference USA (@Conference_USA) December 5, 2015



ASN's FBS Player of the Year @WKUFootball's Brandon Doughty takes the field for @Conference_USA championship today pic.twitter.com/A1We3ZIfHw


— American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 5, 2015


Thanks to all who tuned in last night #LiveOnASN for this huge CT rivalry. Keep it locked here for more #IceOnASN https://t.co/pbQZDKBRO0 — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 5, 2015



Be sure to tune in today's A-10 Spotlight @liveonASN for conference news & features. https://t.co/pCdh6Ic04v pic.twitter.com/Ct4MxKAYfN


— Atlantic10Conference (@atlantic10) December 5, 2015


ICYMI: Watch as @KentStMBB takes on @CSU_Basketball #LiveOnASN at 3:30pmET #HoopsOnASN @MACSports @HorizonLeague https://t.co/WBWP2fZdKq — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 5, 2015



Here's another look at @SpiderFootball's David Jones #Pick6. #FCSPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/yMhrXmbgF6


— FCS Football (@NCAA_FCS) December 5, 2015


College Hoops on @LiveOnASN @CSU_Athletics vs @KentStMBB 3:30 ET Check local listings. Boards by @Sports_Tech pic.twitter.com/1UqbUflkUr — Tim Neverett (@TimNeverett) December 5, 2015



We are ready for some #HoopsOnASN in Studio A! @DougChapman @IBThatRaspOnTV pic.twitter.com/gTY0ibbngf


— American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) December 5, 2015


Congratulations @WKUFootball (11-2, 8-0 C-USA), your 2015 @CUSAFB Champions! ?? Tops??! #CUSAChamp #BeTheNext pic.twitter.com/eumemkrLUO — Conference USA (@Conference_USA) December 5, 2015



We're moving on!!!!! #FCSPlayoffs #GATA #GoGate pic.twitter.com/OhgOnAWY4n


— Colgate Football (@ColgateFB) December 5, 2015


THE GAMECOCKS ADVANCE! @JSUGamecocks hung in there for the OT 41-35 W over @GoMocsFB. #FCSPlayoffspic.twitter.com/LdMM7Lj8xF — FCS Football (@NCAA_FCS) December 5, 2015









Above: Western Kentucky celebrates its Conference USA championship. (Courtesy of WKU Football via Twitter)


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