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:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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