Western Kentucky promotes OC Brohm to head coach

Jeff Brohm's belief in taking chances and having a creative offense helped Western Kentucky pile up yardage, points and victories last season. It also helped him become the Hilltoppers' new head coach. WKU athletic director Todd Stewart announced Friday that it was promoting the offensive coordinator, naming Brohm as its coach. Brohm is replacing Bobby Petrino, who Thursday was...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hilltoppers hire Brohm as head football coach

Western Kentucky athletic director Todd Stewart says that he has promoted offensive coordinator Jeff Brohm to head football coach. Brohm, 42, replaces Bobby Petrino, who left Thursday after one season for a second coaching stint at Louisville. Brohm will be introduced as WKU's 19th coach at a Friday afternoon news conference. A Louisville native who played quarterback for the Cardinals...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky outshoots Troy 60-51

George Fant scored 12 points and grabbed 9 rebounds as Western Kentucky eased past a cold-shooting Troy effort, winning 60-51 in a conference game on Saturday. T.J. Price, Caden Dickenson, O'Karo Akamune and Chris Harrison-Docks added 9 each in a balanced effort by the Hilltoppers. Western Kentucky (10-5, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference) opened the game with a 9-0 run, but gave it up to...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats South Alabama 58-56

Chris Harrison-Docks made a tear-drop runner from the middle of the lane with 4.3 seconds left to lift Western Kentucky over South Alabama 58-56 in the Sun Belt Conference opener on Thursday night. Harrison-Docks finished with 11 points and four assists, George Fant had 10 points and 11 rebounds and T.J. Price led the Hilltoppers (9-5) with 19 points. Price became the 47th player...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fant leads Western Kentucky over Brescia 103-65

George Fant scored 23 points with seven rebounds and three assists to lead Western Kentucky to a 103-65 victory over Brescia Saturday night. Western Kentucky (8-4) won its third straight and is 7-0 at home. Fant scored 19 points in the first half as the Hilltoppers jumped to a 45-29 halftime lead and never trailed against Brescia of the NAIA. T.J. Price and Trency Jackson each...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky comes back, beats Murray St 71-64

T.J. Price scored all 15 of his points in the second half and put a close game out of reach as Western Kentucky beat Murray State 71-64 on Saturday. Price made his first basket with 12 minutes to play, which sparked a 13-5 run that gave the Hilltoppers their first lead in 27 minutes. He hit a 3-pointer 9 minutes later to cap a 9-0 run as Western Kentucky took its largest lead of...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson, W Kentucky hold off Southern Miss 68-65

Trency Jackson scored a game-high 16 points, including a pair of free throws with 6 seconds to play, Wednesday night to lead Western Kentucky past Southern Miss 68-65. Southern Miss (9-2) made seven of its nine 3-point shots after halftime and Jerrold Brooks hit his fifth and final 3-pointer with 1:13 remaining to pull the Golden Eagles within three, 64-61. Following a WKU timeout...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 6 Louisville tops Western Kentucky 79-63

Western Kentucky played the type of game it wanted to against the defending national champions, if only for a half. ''If it was a 20-minute game, they were in trouble,'' WKU coach Ray Harper said after Saturday's 79-63 loss at No. 6 Louisville. ''But unfortunately, they did some really good things in the second half.'' The Hilltoppers (5-4) kept the pace slow early and overcame...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats Southern Illinois 69-60

Brandon Harris scored a career-high 30 points as Western Kentucky defeated Southern Illinois 69-60 on Saturday. Harris went 8 of 17 from the field, 6 of 6 from the line and sank eight 3-pointers. George Fant had 19 points with five rebounds for the Hilltoppers (5-3). Aaron Adeoye chipped in with 11 points and a team-high eight rebounds, with two assists, one steal and four blocks...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky rolls over Eastern Illinois 68-53

George Fant scored 20 points as Western Kentucky rolled over Eastern Illinois 68-53 Saturday night. T.J. Price had 13 points for the Hilltoppers. Western Kentucky (4-2), which has been holding its opponents to a 62.4 points per game average, limited the Panthers to 53. Eastern Illinois (3-4) jumped out to an 8-0 lead and led 16-7 on a Reggie Smith 3-pointer midway of the first...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky edges Arkansas State 34-31

Brandon Doughty threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns to lead Western Kentucky to a 34-31 victory over Arkansas State Saturday. Arkansas State drove 83 yards on its first possession to score on a 1-yard rush by Ryan Carrethers. Western Kentucky answered with a rushing touchdown by Keshawn Simpson and a Doughty touchdown pass to Willie McNeal. The Hilltoppers (8-4, 4-3 Sun Belt...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky beats Texas State 38-7

Antonio Andrews ran 21 times for 204 yards and three touchdowns and Western Kentucky added a 38-7 win over Texas State to its bowl resume on Saturday night. Western Kentucky (7-4, 3-3 Sun Belt) led 17-7 at the half and scored three touchdowns - all on the ground - in the fourth quarter. Leon Allen ran for 53 yards and a touchdown and Anthony Wales added 46 yards and another score...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky defeats UNC-Wilmington 73-58

George Fant scored a game-high 16 points, including 12-straight in the second half to lead Western Kentucky to a 73-58 victory Thursday over North Carolina-Wilmington. T.J. Price had 14 points, including a 3-pointer. Price has scored in double figures in 14 of his last 15 games, and has made at least one 3-pointer in 17-straight games. Caden Dickerson added 12 points, including...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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