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Willis scores 3 TDs in his Liberty debut, Flames win 30-24

Sep. 19, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. Willis, a backup quarterback at Auburn for two seasons before transferring and sitting out last year, ran for two...

Cunningham has 4 TDs, Louisville tops Western Kentucky 35-21

Sep. 13, 2020 12:47 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Micale Cunningham accounted for four touchdowns and passed for a career-high 343 yards, helping Louisville overcome a mistake-prone start to roll past Western Kentucky 35-21 in Saturday night's season opener for both schools. Cunningham completed 19 of 34 passes with TDs of 28, 2 and...

FILE - Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham (3) plays against Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Last August, Micale Cunningham was recovering from a preseason knee injury that put him behind Jawon Pass on the depth chart. He returned to replace an injured Pass at midseason and didn't look back, passing for 2,065 yards and 22 TDs in 11 starts. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Louisville kicks off season vs. in-state rival Hilltoppers

Sep. 10, 2020 12:18 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky and Louisville kick off the season hoping to build on impressive turnarounds a year ago. The in-state schools open Saturday night with second-year coaches who capped successful transitions with bowl wins. Louisville’s Scott Satterfield lifted a program from...