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WESTERN KENTUCKY RUMORS

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
10 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 22, 2015  |  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

Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday two Conference USA schools will face off against one another when the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers travel to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd. No. 24 Marshall (11-0) is unbeaten on the season and looking for their eighth conference win while Western Kentucky (6-5) is trying to avoid falling back to .500 overall and in Conference USA play. Coverage of this game will...
Via Tireball.com
November 28, 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

Bowling Green Falcons at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Bowling Green Falcons and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will face off against one another as their 2014 football season gets underway. This is the first game for each team. Coverage of the contest between Bowling Green and Western Kentucky will air on the CBS Sports Network at 7:30 pm ET from L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, KY. Odds: The Bowling Green Falcons...
Via Tireball.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Preview: Western Kentucky

WESTERN KENTUCKY (5-3, 0-0)  Head Coach: Ray Harper – 3rd year @ WKU (Career HC Record: 36-27) Harper led the Hilltoppers to the NCAA Tournament in his first year after taking over mid-season for Ken McDonald following a 5-11 start. Hilltoppers 2012-2013 Season: 20-16 (10-10, 4th in Sun Belt East) Won the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, defeating Richard Pitino’s FIU...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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