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IU-Western Kentucky game rescheduled for 2029

*insert college football scheduling joke here*

NCAA FOOTBALL: SEP 18 Indiana at Western Kentucky
Let’s Remember Some Guys: IU receiver Tandon Doss leaps for the ball at Western Kentucky on Sept. 18, 2010.
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The news we’ve waited two months to hear is finally here.

Indiana and Western Kentucky have rescheduled for 2029. The Hoosiers and Hilltoppers were originally supposed to meet in Bloomington on Sept. 15, 2029, but, ya know, things happened.

The two schools have had an interesting scheduling adventure since signing a three-game contract in April 2015. The original deal called for two games in Bloomington in 2019 and 2020, followed by an IU trip to Bowling Green, Ky. in 2021. Two years ago, however, Western Kentucky had the 2019 contest moved to 2022 in order to fit in a game at Arkansas. The series is currently set to begin next fall at WKU.

After Monday’s news, here’s a glance at IU’s upcoming non-conference opponents, as currently contracted:

2021

Sept. 11: vs. Idaho
Sept. 18: vs. Cincinnati
Sept. 25: at Western Kentucky

2022

Sept. 10: vs. Idaho
Sept. 17: vs. Western Kentucky
Sept. 24: at Cincinnati

2023

Sept. 9: vs. Indiana State
Sept. 16: vs. Louisville (at Lucas Oil Stadium)
Sept. 23: vs. Akron

2024

Aug. 31: vs. Florida International
Sept. 7: at Louisville
Sept. 21: vs. Charlotte

2025

Sept. 6: vs. Louisville
Sept. 13: vs. Indiana State

2029

Sept. 15: vs. Western Kentucky