MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --  After a 38-21 win Saturday over the Mean Green of North Texas, Middle Tennessee heads to Bowling Green to take on rival Western Kentucky.

Middle Tennessee has what could be the biggest game of the season Thursday, as they face the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

The Blue Raiders fell short against the Hiltoppers in Floyd Stadium last year, losing in double overtime 36-33.