Murray State at Bowling Green


Murray State at Bowling Green

■ Time: 3:30 p.m.

■ Records: Murray State is 2-1, BGSU is 2-1

■ Radio: 1470, 99.1

■ Series: First meeting

■ Favorite: BGSU by 26

■ Notes: The Falcons look to bounce back from a loss at Indiana against Murray State, an FCS squad that was picked to finish sixth in the Ohio Valley Conference. … BG has won eight consecutive games against FCS teams by an average score of 47.6 to 10.6 but is just 4-3 all-time against OVC opponents. … Murray State lost at Missouri 58-14 to start the season, then beat NAIA member Campbellsville 83-14 before knocking off Missouri State 41-38. … The Racers average 46 points and 432.7 yards per game. … QB Maikhail Miller, an Mississippi transfer, has thrown for 657 yards and nine TDs this season. … Top receiver Walter Powell has caught 18 passes for 240 yards and seven scores, and also has returned a kickoff for a TD. … Murray State’s defense has allowed 520.3 yards and 36.7 points per contest this year. … BG has scored 10 touchdowns this season, and nine of them have been scored by players who had not scored a TD before this season. … Falcons QB Matt Johnson leads the Mid-American Conference in passing yards per completion (13.75) and is second in yards per game (252.0).