WESTERN KENTUCKY HILLTOPPERS NEWS

Western Kentucky tops Texas St 68-64

George Fant scored 21 points in leading Western Kentucky past a stubborn Texas State team winning 68-64 on Saturday night. Texas State (6-15, 2-6 Sun Belt Conference) led the Hilltoppers 30-27 at the break and the second half played-out just as close. Both teams swapped leads down the stretch with Texas State twice building a four point lead, only to give it up on ensuing efforts...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky buzzer-beater tops UALR, 79-78

Trency Jackson's pull-up 3-pointer at the buzzer gave Western Kentucky a 79-78 win at Arkansas-Little Rock Saturday night. Ben Dillard gave the Trojans a three-point lead with 44 seconds left by hitting the second of two free throws and Josh Hagins padded it to 77-74 by hitting the second of two with 11 seconds left. Brandon Harris drilled a 3-pointer with five seconds left to...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Going for 2nd Three-Peat

Since the Sun Belt Conference began playing a postseason tournament in 1977 a three peat has only occurred twice; the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers from 1982-84 and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers from 2001-2003.  The Hilltoppers who have the most titles with nine have a chance to repeat the feat this year after back-to-back titles in 2012-13. They are 8-2 in the Sun Belt two games...
Via KC Sports Ninja
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WKU gets off to quick start, beats UL Monroe 72-63

Trency Jackson scored 25 points and Chris Harrison-Docks added 15 as Western Kentucky got off to a fast start and beat Louisiana-Monroe 72-63 on Saturday night. Western Kentucky (18-9, 10-4 Sun Belt Conference) raced to an 18-1 lead to start the game as Louisiana-Monroe (8-14, 5-9) struggled to score. It took the Warhawks more than 8 1/2 minutes to make their first field goal. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky downs Texas State 51-50

George Fant scored 14 points Thursday night, including the game-winning bucket, as Western Kentucky rallied to beat Texas State 51-50 T.J. Price scored 11, Trency Jackson 10, and the Hilltoppers (19-9, 11-4 Sun Belt Conference) outshot Texas State 41.7 percent to 35 percent. Western Kentucky opened with a 7-1 run, but Texas State (8-20, 4-11) replied with a 10-0 run. Jackson's...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Western Kentucky player takes knee for a safety

As we saw at the end of last year’s Iron Bowl, you sometimes need just one second to score in a college football game. Saturday, the Wisconsin Badgers put up two points without having to even make a play. How? On the game’s opening kickoff, Western Illinois return man Kyle Hammonds took the ball just out of the end zone before taking a knee back in it. Clearly, that’s a safety...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: WKU completed a Hail Mary to end the half

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers rolled over Army today 52-24 but the key play happened right before half-time with WKU up by just 7 points…. In case you missed the last play of the first half. #WKU RT @FanSidedGIF: VINE – Hail Mary #ARMYvsWKU https://t.co/6UOg6CWNAZ — Wave The Red Towel (@WaveTheRedTowel) November 15, 2014
Via The Student Section
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: WKU completed a Hail Mary to end the half

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers rolled over Army today 52-24 but the key play happened right before half-time with WKU up by just 7 points…. In case you missed the last play of the first half. #WKU RT @FanSidedGIF: VINE – Hail Mary #ARMYvsWKU https://t.co/6UOg6CWNAZ — Wave The Red Towel (@WaveTheRedTowel) November 15, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hilltoppers should be the Gophers toughest home non-conference test

Back on the mainland, back in basketball arena, back in The Barn, the Gopher basketball team is back home with a winnable game to open the home season on Tuesday night. Minnesota will still play a team from Kentucky, specifically Western Kentucky University, though the Hilltoppers have little in common with Louisville.
Via From The Barn
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Gophers vs. Western Kentucky

For what it's worth, Western Kentucky is the Gophers biggest test at home in the non-conference this season.  So I guess I'll write a preview.  For what it's not worth, the Gophers are favored by 12.5.  This is not exactly a killer slate here.  And despite that spread, this team does have the potential to score an upset.  I'll explain why. The two best ways to pull of an upset...
Via Down with Goldy
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers roll Western Kentucky in home opener

Four days after being punished by Louisville in an airport hangar on national TV, the Gophers were back in Williams Arena for their season home opener, facing Western Kentucky in what was officially the opening round of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Unlike the hangar slop fest, the Gophers were much more in control and confident. And behind a strong all-around performance by Deandre Mathieu...
Via From The Barn
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky holds off St. Joseph's 62-59

NEW YORK (AP) George Fant scored eight of his 17 points in the last 7 minutes and T.J. Price was a cool 4 of 4 at the foul line in the final 15 seconds as Western Kentucky fought off a St. Joseph's rally 62-59 Thursday night at the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden. Fant notched the Hilltoppers' (2-3) first double-double of the season with a career-high 15 rebounds. St...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Western Kentucky Goes For 2 In OT, Knocks Off Undefeated Marshall

It’s official – there is now just one undefeated team (Florida State) left in FBS college football. Friday afternoon, Marshall, which had streamrolled its way to an 11-0 record and a national ranking, was finally upended. After matching the Thundering Herd’s touchdown in overtime, Western Kentucky decided to go for a two-point conversion to win the game. Brandon Doughty found...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bahamas Bowl ends on insane Hail Mary play

Hardly anyone was in attendance on Wednesday at the Bahamas Bowl to witness what will easily go down as one of the best bowl games of the season. Central Michigan came within one point of a shocking victory over Western Kentucky after the Chippewas nearly erased a 38-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Their final touchdown came on one of the most insane plays you will ever see...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky survives Central Michigan in wild Bahamas Bowl

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Cooper Rush's 2-point conversion attempt fell incomplete as time expired, and Western Kentucky held on to defeat Central Michigan 49-48 in a wild inaugural Bahamas Bowl on Wednesday. Central Michigan trailed 49-14 entering the fourth quarter before Rush engineered a comeback. He threw four touchdown passes in the final minutes, and the Chippewas got the ball back...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Western Kentucky LB Terran Williams Brings Central Michigan QB Cooper Rush Some Harsh 'Holiday Cheer'

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Some people want like electronics, cash, chocolate, and gift cards. Some people don't like fruitcake, underwear and socks (unless you're over 40; at that age they are a practical and appreciated gift), that thing your mom swears you always wanted but you never actually did, and a massive blow from a linebacker on the opposing team.Like what Western...
Via FatManWriting
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Regardless of the score, Central Michigan still won

Central Michigan came up just short against Western Kentucky in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl--but we all know it doesn't really matter. The post F*ck The Scoreboard: You Won, Central Michigan appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Google Mapping a Home Run from This Vanderbilt Game

As of press time, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are leading the No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores in the seventh inning of a college baseball game being played at the latter’s home park (box). For much of the interval before that press time, the author of this dumb post was sitting on his couch and watching the […]
Via Fangraphs
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

W. Kentucky leading rusher charged with public intoxication

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers running back Leon Allen was arrested on Sunday morning for public intoxication, according to the Bowling Green Daily News.  Allen was booked at at 4:40 a.m. ET and was released later in the morning. He was officially charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Allen is the Hilltoppers’ leading rusher and racked up 1,542 yards in 2014 with...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Which team will win Conference USA in 2015?

On Wednesday and Thursday we started our discussion on Conference USA and it concludes today. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. On Wednesday we talked about players to watch Conference USA and on Thursday we discussed surprises in the CUSA...
Via The Student Section
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky All-American OL facing DUI charge

Things just got really bad for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football team. Nothing is set in stone just yet, but if I know the NCAA and college football programs like I do, they could be without an All-American offensive lineman for the 2015 season. According to College Football Talk, redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Brandon Ray was charged with careless driving and first...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky faces lofty expectations as C-USA favorite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Western Kentucky showed poise with a season-ending five-game winning streak that earned a bowl berth and the program's first FBS postseason victory. Coach Jeff Brohm hopes his Hilltoppers sustain the momentum with a strong start. WKU (8-5, 4-4 Conference USA) is the media's preseason favorite to win the East division. That's a lofty expectation for the second...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

European SG not joining Western Kentucky

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers lost four of their top five scorers from last season over the summer. The team is in dire straits for scorers this season as they currently only return Chris Harrison-Docks from the 2014-15 season. The team planned on European shooting guard Kristaps Gluditis being one of those players for this season. According to College Basketball Talk, Gluditis...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WKU, Russell Athletic announce 5-year apparel, uniform deal

It looks like the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers won’t be using any other apparel company for their uniforms over the next few years. It was announced Monday afternoon that the WKU Athletic Department and Russell Athletic had reached a 5-year contract extension in their apparel and uniform deal. According to wkusports.com, the deal runs from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021 and is worth...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WKU’s second-leading rusher out indefinitely with injury

Western Kentucky may have been hoping for another fine season from junior running back Anthony “Ace” Wales, but his contributions on offense won’t be immediate. Per Zach Greenwell of the Bowling Green Daily News, Wales has suffered an undisclosed injury and will be out indefinitely. Hilltoppers coach Jeff Brohm briefly addressed Wales’ injury. “There are some guys that...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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