WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltopper Hysteria Taking Place Friday Night

10/12/2017 05:56 PM

The WKU men’s and women’s basketball teams will showcase their skills in front of their fans on Friday night as Hilltopper Hysteria takes place.

The event begins at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT).

The Western Kentucky men’s basketball team is coming a season in which it finished 15-17 overall. But, this year’s team has plenty of new faces on it.

Spectrum News’ Ryan Dearbone joined Sports Night on Thursday night to discuss what he will be watching for during Hilltopper Hysteria:

Dearbone also told Andrew Chernoff on Thursday that he believes forward Justin Johnson will be the team’s leader this season:

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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