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WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Announce 2018 Regular Season Schedule

01/23/2018 12:33 PM

The WKU football program announced its 2018 regular season schedule on Tuesday. The schedule features five home games and seven away games for the Hilltoppers. The 2018 Hilltoppers will open the season on Friday, Aug. 31 in Madison, Wi., where they will take on the Big Ten’s Wisconsin Badgers. Two weeks later, on Saturday, Sept. 15, they face Louisville inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. it will be the first time the two programs have faced each other since 1998. Conference USA action begins... Read more 

WKU Basketball falls to MTSU 66-62

01/21/2018 12:04 AM

WKU (14-6, 6-1 Conference USA) fulfilled its season-long charge of selling out E.A. Diddle Arena. The standing room only crowd got its money worth as the Hilltoppers and their bitter rival, MTSU (14-5, 6-1, Conference USA) left everything on the court. The Tops led the way most of the first half. However with just a few minutes left before halftime, the Tops had the lead wrestled away from them by a stout MTSU team led by senior Giddy Potts and forward... Read more 

Tops Train Rolls Over UAB For 7th Straight Win

01/19/2018 12:56 AM

WKU men’s basketball came into Thursday’s night’s contest against UAB riding six straight wins and sitting atop Conference USA alongside bitter rival, Middle Tennessee. However, UAB came with a four game winning streak of its own and looking for a chance to send WKU tumbling from its perch. From the outset, WKU played spotty basketball, as the Tops quickly ran up a 10 point lead on the Blazers before giving it all back. Freshman Josh Anderson looked good early in his... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers Cruise to Big Win Thursday

01/18/2018 05:52 PM

The WKU women’s basketball team bounced back from its first conference loss of the season by beating UTSA on Thursday in Bowling Green. The Lady Toppers (13-5, 4-1) took the lead for good almost halfway through the first quarter and never trailed again en route to a 73-38 win over UTSA (3-14, 1-4). With the win, WKU remained perfect in Education Day games since the tradition began during the 2010-2011 season. The big storyline was the Lady Toppers’ defense, which held UTSA... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltoppers Preparing for Big C-USA Showdowns

01/17/2018 06:16 PM

The WKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for a big week of basketball games inside E.A. Diddle Arena. The Hilltoppers (13-5, 5-0) host UAB (13-5, 4-1) Thursday at 9 p.m. ET before hosting Middle Tennessee (13-4, 5-0) Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. The Hilltoppers are 5-0 in league play for the fourth time since 1970. WKU head coach Rick Stansbury previewed Thursday’s game against UAB on Wednesday afternoon:  Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Joel Iyiegbuniwe Entering NFL Draft

01/15/2018 05:20 PM

Western Kentucky linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe has announced he will enter the 2018 NFL Draft. As a result, the redshirt senior will forgo his final season of eligibility. “Staying in Bowling Green to continue my college education was the best decision of my life,” said Iyiegbuniwe in a statement. “I am one credit hour away from graduating, and I will graduate this spring. All the memories, friendships, and lessons I have learned the last three years will last a lifetime.” Iyiegbuniwe was one... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Moustapaha Diagne Ruled Eligible by NCAA

01/10/2018 06:18 PM

WKU men’s basketball is getting another big addition to its lineup. Less than a week after freshman guard Josh Anderson was ruled eligible by the NCAA, redshirt sophomore forward Moustapaha Diagne was ruled eligible by the NCAA. According to a release by the WKU basketball program, “He (Diagne) will join the team in Norfolk, Va., and will be available to participate in Thursday’s game at Old Dominion.” The Hilltoppers (11-5, 3-0) are coming off a 112-87 win at Marshall this past Saturday.... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Josh Anderson Ruled Eligible By NCAA

01/05/2018 04:00 PM

Western Kentucky University confirmed Friday that freshman guard Josh Anderson was ruled immediately eligible by the NCAA. He will with the team to Marshall and will be available to participate in Saturday’s game. The 6-foot-6, 180-pound guard missed the first 15 games of the season while the NCAA reviewed his academic course work that was completed over the summer. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-native averaged 12 points, 4.2 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game in high school at Madison Prep. He... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers Host Middle Tennessee Thursday

01/03/2018 04:23 PM

The WKU women’s basketball team is getting ready not only for its conference opener, but also for its biggest rival. The Lady Toppers (9-4) host Middle Tennessee (8-5) on Thursday inside E.A. Diddle Arena, in what will be both teams’ Conference USA openers. WKU is coming off an 88-64 win over Lee University (Tn.) last Friday.  Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Mike White Invited to NFL Scouting Combine

01/03/2018 12:17 PM

Former WKU quarterback Mike White has received an invitation to the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, In. The NFL Scouting Combine will take place from March 2 through March 5. “Mike has all the tools to be able to succeed at the next level, and this will be a great platform to highlight his skill at the position in front of NFL coaches and executives,” said WKU head coach Mike Sanford in a media release. White becomes the second consecutive Hilltopper starting... Read more 

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