WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Wrap Up Recruiting Class of 2018

02/07/2018 04:55 PM

The WKU football program announced 10 more signees to its recruiting class of 2018 on Wednesday. Thirteen recruits had already previously signed with Western Kentucky during December’s early signing period. “The ink’s drying on what I believe to be a historic signing class and a historic day for Western Kentucky football,” said head coach Mike Sanford in a press release. The 2018 WKU signing class is the highest ranked signing class in WKU history, according to the 247Sports’ national team rankings. The... Read more 

WKU SOFTBALL | Lady Toppers Ready for 2018 Season

02/05/2018 04:57 PM

The WKU softball team is getting ready to begin its 2018 regular season later this week. The Lady Toppers are coming off a 31-31 season in which they finished 10-13 in Conference USA play. This year’s Western Kentucky team is young, but that is not concerning to head coach Amy Tudor: WKU opens up the regular season on Friday with a doubleheader in Boiling Springs, N.C., where it will face Hampton at 12 p.m. ET and Gardner-Webb at 4 p.m. ET. Read more 

WKU Wins Against Revenge-Seeking Herd

01/28/2018 01:13 AM

By Ryan Dearbone Last season, Marshall (14-7, 5-3 Conference USA) came into Diddle Arena and beat WKU (15-6, 7-1 in Conference USA) in tough game. Then a few weeks ago the Tops played arguably a perfect game on Marshall’s home court, hammering the Herd 112-87. So to think the Thundering Herd was going to let the Tops roll over them again this season was a pipe dream. “They did something we couldn’t do. They beat Middle Tennessee. We knew how good Marshall... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltoppers Ready for Rematch Against Marshall

01/26/2018 05:57 PM

The WKU men’s basketball team is getting ready to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday evening. The Hilltoppers (14-6, 6-1) are coming off a 66-62 loss to Middle Tennessee last weekend. Meanwhile, Marshall (14-6, 5-2) enters the game riding a two-game winning streak. WKU and Marshall played each other already on Jan. 6, with the Hilltoppers winning the C-USA battle 112-87.  Read more 

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 


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