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WKU ATHLETICS | Hilltoppers Celebrating 100 Seasons of Football, Men's Basketball

07/05/2018 12:00 PM

The 2018-2019 WKU football and men’s basketball teams will field their 100th teams on the gridiron and hardwood. According to WKU Athletics, Western Kentucky is “believed to be the only FBS program to ever honor both programs in the same season and is one of three (Louisville, UCLA) to celebrate their 100th football team in 2018.” Spectrum News’ Ryan Dearbone has more on the future of both programs in the video here:  Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Rick Stansbury Excited to See Josh Anderson's Performance This Season

07/03/2018 10:50 AM

WKU men’s basketball’s Josh Anderson played 23 games last year for the Hilltoppers during his freshman campaign. Anderson ended the season averaging 7.4 points per game. WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury is excited to see how much the guard though has improved during off-season:  Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Stansbury: Hollingsworth Has a Chance to be a "Tremendous Player"

07/02/2018 01:02 PM

WKU men’s basketball is getting ready for its upcoming season. One of the key players on the roster for the 2018-2019 campaign will be guard Taveion Hollingsworth. During his freshman season in 2017-2018, Hollingsworth averaged 13.3 points per game. WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury spoke in June about his expectations for Hollingsworth for the upcoming season:  Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Mike Sanford a Big Fan of His Quarterbacks

06/28/2018 09:05 AM

The Western Kentucky football program has a big task replacing former quarterback Mike White. White of course was picked in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Mike Sanford believes though he has the guys capable to take over and fill the shoes left by White. Sanford spoke last week about what he likes most about his group of quarterbacks on the current roster: The Hilltoppers open the 2018 regular season at Wisconsin on Aug.... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Add Future Games to Schedule

06/11/2018 01:05 PM

The WKU football program has added four future non-conference games to its schedule. The Hilltoppers announced on Monday that three of those games will be played at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Western Kentucky will play a home-and-home series with Liberty beginning on Sept. 19, 2020 before traveling to Liberty for an away game in Lynchburg, Va. on Sept. 6, 2025. In addition to the Liberty match-ups, the Hilltoppers will host UT-Martin on Sept. 4, 2021 to open the 2021 season. WKU will also... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers' Home Games To Have Same Start Times in 2018

06/07/2018 04:02 PM

WKU football home games will each start at 7:30 p.m. ET this upcoming season. The Hilltoppers will play five home games this year inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Their home schedule begins on Sept. 8, when they host Maine. Here is a look at the entire WKU football schedule, with kickoff times and television networks, so far (all times ET): Aug. 31 (Fri.) – at Wisconsin – 9 p.m. / ESPN Sept. 8 – vs. Maine – 7:30 p.m. / ESPN+ Sept. 15 – at... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Savage, Diagne Discuss Recent Belize Trip

06/01/2018 04:17 PM

WKU forward Moustapha Diagne and guard/forward Jared Savage are back in Bowling Green. The two recently spent 10 days in Belize during the month of May as part of a cultural exchange basketball trip through the Sports Reach sports ministry program. The pair spent time with local children and also had a chance to hold basketball clinics for the kids: Former WKU players have also went abroad with Sports Reach, like Justin Johnson and George Fant.  Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Add Michigan St., Alabama to Future Schedules

05/10/2018 03:24 PM

The WKU football program announced on Thursday that it will add both Michigan St. and Alabama to future schedules. WKU will go to East Lansing, Mich. for the first time in program history to face Michigan St. on Oct. 2, 2021. The Hilltoppers will then face Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Sept. 9, 2023. Here’s a look at the current non-conference schedules for the 2021 and 2023 seasons: 2021 Non-Conference Schedule Sept. 11 – at Army Sept. 25 – vs. Indiana Oct. 2 – at Michigan St. 2023... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | QB Steven Duncan Arrested

04/23/2018 05:55 PM

Just hours after the Western Kentucky University Football Spring Game, WKU redshirt sophomore quarterback Steven Duncan was arrested. According to records at the Warren County Regional Jail, Duncan, 19, was booked at 2:43 a.m. central on April 22. Duncan was charged with DUI, failure to produce his insurance card and failure to use his headlights. WKU released the following statement on Sunday: “We are aware of the situation and currently gathering more information. We take this matter very seriously as a football... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Preparing for Spring Game

04/19/2018 07:41 PM

The WKU football program is getting ready for its annual Red vs. White Spring Game on Saturday. The intrasquad match-up will begin at 3 p.m. ET (2 p.m. CT) inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The first half clock will operate as normal, while the second half will feature a running clock. WBKO’s Chad Bishop joined Sports Night on Thursday to preview Saturday’s WKU Spring Game:  Read more 

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