BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union versus Cumberlands. That's all that really needs to be said. It's the battle for the Brass Lantern, and neither side wants to leave the game empty-handed.
Cumberlands enters the game ranked No. 14 in the NAIA with a 2-0 record. The Patriots, fresh off a 55-13 win at Cumberland (Tenn.), own a 23-10 record in the series, an 18-9 mark since 1985.
Union is fresh off a wild 14-13 win at Campbellsville (Ky.) and is 1-1 on the year.
Not only is this game for the Brass Lantern, but it's Union's home opener and both teams' Mid-South Conference East opener. Needless to say, a lot is riding on this game.
For more information on the game, check out this week's game notes.