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...
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August 30, 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...
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August 21, 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

Louisville & Western Kentucky Have Had “Conversations” Regarding Potential Football Series

Photo: Jim Brown – USA TodayI can only speak for myself, but outside of the Louisville Cardinals, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are one of my favorite college programs. I’m sure not all UofL fans feel that way, but I imagine there are plenty who root for the Tops as long as they’re not playing Louisville. The fact that they beat Kentucky in football two years in a row had...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 24, 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...
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June 12, 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 Bloguin Best
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Car crash claims life of former UAB, current WKU player

Losing a friend is never an easy thing to have to go through. This morning, the UAB Blazers and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers know exactly how it feels to lose a friend, teammate, and brother. According to College Football Talk via WHNT-TV, former UAB and Western Kentucky football player Greg Maclin was killed a car wreck late Friday night. The news broke early Saturday morning. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 06, 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

Western Kentucky cruises past FIU 77-61

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Trency Jackson scored 17 points, T.J. Price added 15 and Western Kentucky cruised past Florida International 77-61 on Saturday. FIU opened a seven-point lead early, but WKU erased that quickly as Jackson drilled back-to-back 3-pointers and Price added one from long distance to take a 22-19 lead. FIU never led or tied again. The Hilltoppers made four more...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  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 […]
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee holds on for win over W. Kentucky

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Giddy Potts scored 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting and hit a key 3-pointer to help Middle Tennessee hang on for a 68-66 win over Western Kentucky on Sunday. Darnell Harris contributed 14 points and Reggie Upshaw Jr. had 10 to go with eight rebounds as Middle Tennessee (15-13, 8-7 Conference USA) shot 60 percent on 40 attempts from the field, including 11...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats North Texas 65-59

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) T.J. Price scored 19 points, George Fant added 14 with 16 rebounds, and Western Kentucky held off North Texas 65-59 on Thursday night. Fant has scored in double figures in twelve straight games for Western Kentucky (16-6, 9-1 Conference USA). Armani Flannigan hit two buckets and a free throw and North Texas led 7-4, but the Hilltoppers pulled ahead on a 14...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats UTEP in overtime 71-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Chris Harrison-Docks scored 12 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and Western Kentucky beat UTEP 71-66 on Thursday. Harrison-Docks' 3-pointer with 1:24 left in overtime put Western Kentucky up by three. George Fant's dunk moments pushed it to four and UTEP's C.J. Cooper missed two 3-pointers in the last seven seconds. Western Kentucky (13-5, 6...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky wins 7th straight; 65-58 over FIU

MIAMI (AP) George Fant had his sixth straight double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Western Kentucky past Florida International 65-58 on Saturday for its seventh consecutive win. Western Kentucky (12-5, 5-0 Conference USA) is off to its best start in conference play in 22 seasons. The Hilltoppers haven't started the conference season 5-0 since 1992-93. Justin Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Price helps Western Kentucky avoid upset vs. FAU 88-85 in OT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) T.J. Price scored 27 points and Western Kentucky rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half and beat Florida Atlantic 88-85 in overtime on Thursday night. The victory gave the Hilltoppers (11-5, 4-0) six consecutive wins while handing the Owls (7-8, 0-4) their fourth straight loss. George Fant added 23 points and 10 rebounds, his sixth straight double...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion-W. Kentucky Preview

Old Dominion had little trouble passing its first test as a ranked team. Its second might be a bit more difficult. Looking for an 11th straight victory Saturday, the visiting No. 25 Monarchs try to keep Western Kentucky from a fifth consecutive win in this Conference USA matchup. Some Old Dominion players admitted to nervousness prior to Thursday's 72-51 victory at Marshall, the...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky edges Charlotte 74-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) T.J. Price scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Western Kentucky in a 74-66 comeback win over Charlotte on Thursday night. George Fant contributed 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Chris Harrison-Docks and Trency Jackson added 15 points apiece for Western Kentucky (9-5, 2-0 Conference USA), which has won four straight. Tied at 40 at...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky runs past NAIA Alice Lloyd 104-62

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Trency Jackson and T.J. Price combined for 37 points as Western Kentucky ran past NAIA Alice Lloyd 104-62 on Monday night. Jackson, who had 19 points, made 5 of 8 from beyond the arc, and Price made 5 of 7 from long range to total 18 points. Price also had seven rebounds and seven assists for Western Kentucky (7-5). George Fant added 15 and Chris Harrison...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats NAIA Brescia 89-42

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) DJ Clayton had 14 points and seven rebounds on Saturday night, and Western Kentucky cruised past NAIA Brescia 89-42. WKU (6-5) shot 57.1 percent from the floor and 10 of 20 from 3-point range. The Hilltoppers opened on a 16-2 run, led 40-18 at halftime and never trailed. Justin Johnson and Avery Patterson each added 11 points and George Fant scored 10. Twelve...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 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...
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December 25, 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

Vacation over, time to play at the Bahamas Bowl

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) The last few days for Western Kentucky and Central Michigan have seemed like vacation. Such is life in the Bahamas. Since arriving in the island nation, players have been swimming with dolphins, participating in clinics with Bahamian children to expose them to American football, checking out the posh resort where they're staying and taking tons of photos. But...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Price has 29 points in Western Kentucky's 75-60 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) T.J. Price scored a season-high 29 points to lead Western Kentucky to a 75-60 victory over Chicago State on Wednesday night. Price was just a point short of his career high in reaching double figures for the 11th time in his last 13 games. He made six of his nine 3-point attempts. The Hilltoppers (5-4) shot 48.9 percent, including 11 of 23 from the arc. Clarke...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan, Western Kentucky off to Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Western Kentucky and Central Michigan will meet again in the postseason, this time in the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 24. It's a rematch of each team's most recent bowl trip, when Central Michigan won 24-21 in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in 2012. Neither team was picked for a bowl last season, despite both meeting the six-win standard. Central Michigan (7-5) was...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 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
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