2015 Conference USA Football Championship Game

The 2015 Conference USA Football Championship Game determined the 2015 football champion of Conference USA (C-USA) and was held on December 5, 2015, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The game was hosted by Western Kentucky (WKU), winner of the conference's East division, and also featured Southern Miss, winner of the conference's West division. This was the 11th edition of the Conference USA Football Championship Game and was won by WKU, 45–28.[1]

2015 Conference USA Football Championship Game
Conference Championship
2015 Conference USA Football Championship Game logo.jpg
1234 Total
Southern Miss 71470 28
WKU 7141014 45
DateDecember 5, 2015
Season2015
StadiumHouchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium
LocationBowling Green, KY
MVPQB Brandon Doughty (WKU)
FavoriteWestern Kentucky by 7.5
Attendance16,823
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN2/TuneIn
AnnouncersBob Wischusen, Brock Huard, and Shannon Spake (ESPN2)
TJ Rives, Brad Hopkins (College Sports Now on TuneIn)
Conference USA Football Championship Game
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2015 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Western Kentucky x$   8 0         12 2  
Middle Tennessee   6 2         7 6  
Marshall   6 2         10 3  
FIU   3 5         5 7  
Old Dominion   3 5         5 7  
Florida Atlantic   3 5         3 9  
Charlotte*   0 8         2 10  
West Division
Southern Miss x   7 1         9 5  
Louisiana Tech   6 2         9 4  
UTSA   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Rice   3 5         5 7  
North Texas   1 7         1 11  
Championship: Western Kentucky 45, Southern Miss 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * Ineligible for postseason bowl due to transition from FCS
As of January 12, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

TeamsEdit

West Division ChampionsEdit

The winner of Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech on November 28 decided the West division champion. Southern Miss won 58-24.

East Division ChampionsEdit

The winner of Marshall vs. Western Kentucky on November 27 decided the East division champion. WKU won 49–28.

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