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WESTERN KENTUCKY RUMORS

Price, W. Kentucky roll by Louisiana-Monroe 69-51

T.J. Price scored 26 points and Western Kentucky pulled away from Louisiana-Monroe in the second half on Thursday night, winning 69-51. Price also grabbed 10 rebounds in the winning effort and hit 7 of 9 from long range. Price was the only Hilltopper to reach double figures. Western Kentucky (12-7, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) trailed Louisiana-Monroe 20-18 in the first half before...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Louisiana Monroe Warhawks: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

(US Presswire) The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Louisiana Monroe Warhawks will meet on Thursday night in a match-up of two Sun Belt schools. Western Kentucky (3-2) enters the game following consecutive wins against Morgan St. and Navy while Louisiana Monroe (2-3)  is coming off of consecutive losses to Baylor and Tulane. Coverage of the game between Western Kentucky and Louisiana...
Via Tireball.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Strength Coaches break paddles over each other to psych up team

Before the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers took on the Navy Midshipmen, WKU strength coaches Joe Miday and Scott Wilks broke paddles over each other to psych up the team.  The funniest part is that it looks like only a handful of players saw them break the paddles over each other and the team was already pretty riled up before they did it.  The Hilltoppers went on to beat the Midshipmen...
Via Diehardsport
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Jackson Blows Through Kentucky Line, Smashes Quarterback to Ground With Huge Hit (Video)

It looks like Andrew Jackson isn’t just some famous dude on the $20 bill. A different Andrew Jackson is making his name in college football, this one being the Western Kentucky University linebacker. He got himself noticed Saturday with a pretty ferocious hit against (regular old) Kentucky when he busted through the line and sacked quarterback Jonathan George on a fourth-down handoff...
Via NESN.com
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss
SLIGHTLY INAPPROPRIATE

Western Kentucky fan has funny Petrino sign

WELP. It’s week 1 of the college football season and we have a contender for best game day sign of the year. Bobby Petrino, formerly the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks now of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, was involved in a motorcycle crash at his last job with a certain female on the back. It happened to be a girl named Jessica Dorrell and she happened to not be Petrino’s...
Via Throw The Flag
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: WKU’s Andrew Jackson Taunted Kentucky In Interview

With college football kicking off tomorrow, players are getting riled up to take the field. Today, Western Kentucky’s senior linebacker Andrew Jackson spoke with WKU Herald Sports and spewed some strong words ahead of the Hilltoppers’ opening game against Kentucky. Take a look: This highly anticipated showdown begins this Saturday in Nashville at 7 p.m. EST. 
Via College Spun
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Doughty working to become Hilltoppers' starting QB

Brandon Doughty doesn't wonder what might have been because of a knee injury two years ago, the Western Kentucky junior is too busy working to become the Hilltoppers' starting quarterback. In fact, Doughty believes things are happening as they're supposed to as he embarks on a new phase with new coach Bobby Petrino while learning a new spread offense. Doughty's coming...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers unveil new uniforms

These new jerseys for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are actually pretty sweet.  My favorite part is the university seal in the number, they are the only team in the country that has something that unique.  The font of the numbers and writing is a great choice, and so is the decision to go to the chrome helmet full time.  It looks like the Hilltoppers have three different uniform...
Via Diehardsport
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Western Kentucky Unveils Three New Football Uniforms

Our summer of college uniforms continues, and we’ve had numerous uniform releases already today. Today, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers released photos of several new football uniforms that they will sport in the fall: First look at WKU new unis from @RussellAthletic #uniswag pic.twitter.com/vAlcvqPInt — Uni Swag (@Uniformswag) July 18, 2013 Great new look for the Hilltoppers...
Via College Spun
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 62 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers season preview: Bobby Petrino back as a Hilltopper

No. 62 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (7-6) Coach Bobby Petrino (first season at Western Kentucky and 75-26 overall)Returning Starters: 15, 6 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 90Strength of Schedule: 120 Bobby Petrino's last stint as a football coach went very well on the field, but horribly off of it. His career at Arkansas ended with a motorcycle accident...
Via College Football Universe
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss
BACK IN THE SADDLE

Petrino headed back to the sidelines

The last time we saw Bobby Petrino, he was literally a battered and bruised man, but now it's being reported that the former Arkansas coach has found himself a new coaching gig. 

Via Crystal Ball Run
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

UMass Basketball Adds Derrick Gordon

A very good sign that your program is heading in the right direction is when highly touted transfer students commit to play for the Minutemen, and that's precisely what happened this past week when Western Kentucky stud Derrick Gordon committed to UMass following his decision to transfer after the Hilltoppers made a coaching change after a disappointing 16-19 season.Gordon started...
Via Sons of Old Massachusetts
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Gordon leaving WKU to be closer to NJ home

Western Kentucky guard Derrick Gordon says he's transferring from the school after leading the Hilltoppers in scoring and rebounding on their way to an unlikely NCAA tournament bid. Gordon said in a statement Thursday that he wants to move closer to his family in Plainfield, N.J., but did not say what schools he's considering. Gordon was an integral part of Western Kentucky...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

With losing record, Hilltoppers dancing

Teeng Akol found himself on the bottom of Western Kentucky's midcourt dogpile inside Summit Arena. The Hilltoppers' junior didn't mind in the least. Akol scored 23 points and George Fant added 17 as Western Kentucky kept its dancing shoes on for a little while longer, earning a 74-70 win over North Texas on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Sun Belt conference...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

W. Kentucky 65, UALR 53

Derrick Gordon and Jamal Crook scored 13 points apiece as Western Kentucky beat Arkansas-Little Rock 65-53 on Saturday, snapping a five-game losing streak. Crook was 6 of 7 from the field and knocked down his lone 3-pointer. Gordon hit only 4 of 12 shots from the field but made a game-high five free throws. Western Kentucky (6-14, 2-5 Sun Belt Conference) trailed most of the first...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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