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Memphis vs. Western Kentucky: How to watch, live stream

The Hilltoppers take on the Grizzlies in the Boca Raton Bowl.

Memphis closed the season winning three of its last four games – including upsetting No. 20 Houston in the finale – and looks to keep rolling as it takes on Western Kentucky in the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl at FAU Football Stadium. The Hilltoppers come in blazing hot, having won their last seven games.

Game Info

Memphis (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky (10-3)

Dec. 20, 2016

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Fla. 

How to watch

Game time: 7 p.m. ET

TV Channel: ESPN

Live stream: You can live stream the Boca Raton Bowl here. 

Buy tickets: Boca Raton Bowl

Players to watch

Tigers wide receiver Anthony Miller broke out in 2016, catching 84 passes for 1,283 yards with 11 touchdowns. He ranks ninth among FBS receivers in yardage this season.

Hilltoppers quarterback Mike White is one of the most prolific passers in the country. He threw for 4,027 yards, 34 touchdowns and six interceptions this season. He ranked fifth in the FBS in passing yards and ninth in touchdowns.

Key Stats

These teams have split the all-time series 2-2-1, with Memphis taking the two most recent meetings.

This is Memphis’ third straight season playing in a bowl game; it has split the two previous trips.

Memphis needs a win to cap a third straight season with at least nine wins.

In addition to a strong passing attack, Western Kentucky boasts the No. 12 rusher in the country in Anthony Wales with 1,376 yards; he added 24 rushing touchdowns -- second-most in the FBS.

The Hilltoppers boast the No. 5 passing offense (336.8 yards per game) and No. 2 scoring offense (44.9 points per game) in the nation.

Western Kentucky hasn’t beaten Memphis since 1939.

This is the Hilltoppers’ fourth bowl appearance in the 10-year history of Division I football at the school, and third year in a row with an appearance (2-0).


Tigers defensive back Austin Hall is questionable with a leg injury. 


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