WKU BASKETBALL | Catching Up with the Latest Future Hilltopper

04/11/2017 08:15 PM

The WKU men’s basketball team added another member to its 2017-2018 basketball roster this weekend.

South Plains College’s Jordan Brangers made the announcement on Twitter this past weekend that he will be joining the Western Kentucky basketball program next season.

Brangers was originally signed to play basketball at Texas Tech, but was able to switch his commitment to WKU based on family reasons.

Brangers is a native of the Bluegrass, having played high school basketball at both Eastern and North Hardin.

Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Brangers on Tuesday’s show to discuss his decision:

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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