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Lady Toppers Cruise Past Lady Blue Raiders 66-51

January 17, 2017 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- For the third time in four C-USA meetings, WKU got the best of Middle Tennessee in the longtime ri...
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Tops Struggle Late Fall To Old Dominion 79-67

January 08, 2017 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Zoran Talley was 10 of 14 from the floor for a career-high 23 points as Old Dominion took con...
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Hilltoppers Outlast Governors 97-92

December 29, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Que Johnson scored 25 points, including three free throws in the final 24 seconds and Western...
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WKU Squeaks Past Ohio 67-66

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Justin Johnson and Pancake Thomas each scored 15 points and Damari Parris' free throw with tw...
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Lady Tops Down Ball St. 68-61

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU led by as many as 17 points early in the third quarter before holding off a strong rally down...
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The Hilltoppers Take Down Memphis in Boca Raton Bowl 51-31

December 26, 2016 - ''Coach Holt gave us great energy,'' Wales said. ''We all love him, and we were able to show everybody how great we are.
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White Leads Hilltoppers to C-USA Title in Win Over LA Tech, 58-44

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Anthony Wales rushed for 209 yards and four touchdowns, Mike White threw for 421 and three mor...
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WKU Takes Down N.C. A&T 77-56

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Que Johnson scored 18 points and Pancake Thomas and Ben Lawson each added 13 points as WKU pulle...
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Tops Make Easy Work of Alabama State 79-66

November 14, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Que Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds as WKU led all the way to beat Alabama...
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Tops Roll Past Mean Green 45-7

November 14, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Mike White threw for 316 yards and four touchdowns and Western Kentucky rolled to a 45-7 victory...
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Western Kentucky tops Houston Baptist 50-3

October 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) One week after a heartbreaking overtime loss to Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky took out its frustr...
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Western Kentucky loses heartbreaker to Vanderbilt 31-30 in OT

October 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Vanderbilt's defense turned away a 2-point conversion play at the end of the first overtime as t...
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Lady Toppers Take Down Florida Atlantic in C-USA Opener

October 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Career nights by Alyssa Cavanaugh and Rachel Anderson propelled the Lady Toppers to a Conference U...
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Miami(OH) Rally Falls Short WKU Wins 31-24

October 03, 2016 - OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Nicholas Norris set career highs with 11 catches for 187 yards, Quinton Baker rushed for 103 yards a...
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WKU Falls to No. 1 Alabama, 38-10

September 13, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Taywan Taylor hauled in 121 yards receiving on nine receptions Saturday, but Western Kentucky f...
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WKU Drops Tight 1-0 Decision to LSU

September 13, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU turned in a strong performance and had several scoring chances down the stretch in the second...
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No. 23 Lady Toppers Sweep Belmont in Home Opener

September 13, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - In their first match from the confines of the E.A. Diddle Arena in 2016, the Lady Toppers took care...
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Defense Stifles Georgia State in 4-0 WKU Victory

September 13, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU's defense held Georgia State without a single shot on Sunday afternoon as goals from Chandler...
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White throws for 517 yards as WKU beats Rice 46-14

September 13, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mike White threw for 517 yards and three touchdowns in his debut as starting quarterback as Wester...
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Wildcats Score 5 in 4th Take Down Lady Tops 5-0

April 21, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU softball set a facility attendance record Wednesday evening as 1,323 fans packed the WKU Softb...
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WKU Spring Practice #13 Last One

April 21, 2016 - Saturday’s game is an extra live game situation in the eyes of third-year head coach Jeff Brohm, who wants to see his te...
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Serious Battles Between WR's and DB's

April 15, 2016 - “I think our guys are working hard, and we have to make sure we continue to have that hunger and work ethic,” Brohm said...
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WKU Spring Practice #11 Toughness

April 13, 2016 - “We do have a lot of depth,” said Holt. “We do have a lot of kids getting reps, and hopefully by the opener here in a co...
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WKU Spring Practice #10 QB's & WR's

April 12, 2016 - “We’ve got 10 practices down, five to go, and I think we’re making some progress.” “Honestly, we have to be able to do i...
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WKU Spring Practice #9 Saturday Scrimmage

April 09, 2016 - “I thought we had a good scrimmage today,” said head coach Jeff Brohm. “There is all kinds of room to improve (offensive...
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WKU Spring Practice #8

April 06, 2016 - Bowling Green- “I think up to now, they’ve done a nice job,” said defensive coordinator Nick Holt. “They are young and m...
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WKU Spring Practice #7

April 04, 2016 - “I’ve enjoyed it. Coaching running backs was fun, to get into the details of pass protection and the run game was a lot...
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WKU Spring Practice #5

April 03, 2016 - Bowling Green- “We need a lot of work, (but) I like the athleticism of some of our guys – our young guys,” Holt said. “I...
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Sen. Rand Paul Workout With WKU Baseball Team

April 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul joined the WKU Baseball team at Nick Denes Field for practice on W...
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WKU Host NFL Pro Day

March 29, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - In front of representatives from 30 of the NFL's 32 teams, Hilltopper Football hosted its largest P...
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Offense WKU Spring Practice #4

March 28, 2016 - “I like the way the guys have been working,” Brohm said. “I think they are into it. I think they understand we’ve got a...
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WKU Spring Practice #3

March 25, 2016 - “It’s been fun – I know after the first practice, they didn’t want to see me the next day,” Brohm said jokingly of the q...
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WKU Spring Football #2

March 24, 2016 - All images: http://www.steverobertsphoto.net/p158980860 March 23, 2016 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers coming out from t...
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LadyTops Take Down UT Chatt. 4-2

March 15, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The WKU (6-4) women’s tennis team defeated Chattanooga (7-5) 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon at the WKU Te...
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Tops Take Series Over Albany

March 12, 2016 - After a win in the series opener, WKU (10-5) secured a 2-1 series win over Albany (5-8) by splitting the Saturday double...
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Tops End Season With OT Win On Senior Night

March 07, 2016 - “The thing I want to say about these young men, is yes we had some ups, yes we had some downs, but the one thing I’m mos...
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Cosby Drains 7 3-Pts Propels WKU Past So. Miss 75-60

March 04, 2016 - “How about back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back?,” WKU coach Ray Harper answered when asked how important it was for Cos...
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Lady Toppers Out Muscle MTSU 62-51

February 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Leading by four points going into the final quarter, WKU held Middle Tennessee to only five fourth-...
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Tops Rally Late Down Charlotte 59--54

February 21, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Justin Johnson slammed home a dunk with 1:23 left in the game to give WKU its first lead since e...
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Tops Drop 3rd Straight Old Dominion Squeaks By 59-56

February 19, 2016 - “We really keep repeating it,” Harper said. “In the heat of the moment, it’s all about timing. It’s all about, ‘Who do I...
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WKU Falls Marshall In OT 96-93

February 14, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) James Kelly scored seven straight points to give Marshall the lead in overtime and Stevie Browni...
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Tops Upset CUSA Leading UAB 69-62

January 29, 2016 - "Tonight, we played for each other a little bit more and came in with the mindset that no matter, stick together, keep f...
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Noble Gets First Triple Double Down Charlotte 77-66

January 23, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Redshirt junior Kendall Noble logged the first triple-double in WKU's storied history with 17 point...
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Tops Drop CUSA Home Opener 75-72 To FIU

January 08, 2016 - "They played 'til the buzzer went off," sophomore forward Justin Johnson said. "I think coach said it best. We played ea...
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Tops Take Down Bearcats 93-66

December 28, 2015 - In the team’s final tuneup Monday, WKU got 20 points from Aaron Cosby, 13 points, six steals and three assists from Marl...
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Tops Squeak By Detroit 79-74

December 23, 2015 - “It’s a really good win for us against a good basketball team,” said Harper, whose WKU squad goes into Christmas break w...
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Tops Slip BY Alabama A&M In BB&T Classic 79--70

December 17, 2015 - “We won’t approach it any different than we did (Wednesday). Once this game ended we talked about getting prepared for L...
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Lady Tops Win BB&T Classic Over EKU 76-60

December 17, 2015 - "Tashia has decided that every single day she's going to continue to keep working to get better," WKU coach Michelle Cla...
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Hilltoppers C-USA Champions Down So. Miss 45-28

December 05, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Brandon Doughty threw for 410 yards with three touchdown passes and Western Kentucky came from b...
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Tops Hold On Late Down La. Tech 41-38

September 11, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Brandon Doughty threw for 441 yards, redshirt freshman D'Andre Ferby relieved an injured Leon Al...
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Joe Brown Preserves Tops Win Sinks Vandy 14-12

September 04, 2015 - From the opening kick off through most of the third quarter, both teams were looking for some rhythm. WKU quarterback Br...
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Tight Ends WKU Training Camp #20

August 22, 2015 - Tight End- The tight end (Y Receiver) is one of the receivers on the field with split end (X Receiver) and the flanker (...
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WKU QB's And WR's Work Hard WKU Traing Camp #18

August 20, 2015 - WKU Head Coach Jeff Brohm explains that the team must work and play hard, to help and encourage each other, to find away...
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Doughty Looks Ready For Season Fall Training Camp #15

August 18, 2015 - WKU gets ready for the upcoming season and the opener against the Vanderbilt Commodores. WKU's starting quarterback Bran...
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WKU Scrimmage #1

August 15, 2015 - The WKU football team opened up Houchens Industries_L.T. Smith Stadium to the public this morning to watch the first scr...
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"Wide Recievers" WKU Fall Training Camp #9

August 13, 2015 - With a beautiful morning, deep blue sky all around, the voices of all the different coaches screaming instructions to th...
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WKU Looking More And More Ready For Season Opener

August 12, 2015 - Atfer having the day off yesterday, the Hilltoppers looked rested and refreshed, ready to back at it this morning. The p...
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"Light Afternoon" Practice #7

August 10, 2015 - After putting in a very tough practice this morning, tonight's walk through gave the players time to rest as well as hon...
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"Defense" Fall Training Camp #6

August 10, 2015 - This morning was practice #6 of WKU's fall training camp. On a dreary cloudy day, the offense and defense were pitted ag...
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Getting Closer Day 4 WKU Fall Training Camp

August 08, 2015 - Today was the second day to practice in full pads. Tempers seemed to be more in check after a scuffle broke out at the m...
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WKU Fall Training Camp Day 2 A Soggy Practice

August 06, 2015 - Only three more Thursdays remain between the opening kickoff and for sophomore wide receiver and Bowling Green native Na...
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It's Football Time On The Hill WKU Starts Training Camp Today

August 05, 2015 - Bowling Green- WKU's official first day was August 4th, that's when the entire roster reported. Today marked the beginni...
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#16 Rice Sweeps DH From WKU

April 25, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU's hot streak was cooled by the dominant pitching of No. 16 Rice Friday at Nick Denes Field as...
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WKU Red vs White Spring Game

April 18, 2015 - "Our fans are unbelievable," Doughty said. "... They came out, and they were rowdy. That's what I was most surprised by.
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Last Spring Practice

April 16, 2015 - Today marked the final practice of spring training. Today's practice was list a walk-thru to get ready for Saturday's bi...
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WKU Spring Practice #12

April 14, 2015 - Courtesy Chad Bishop-“You gotta humble yourself because you can never be too good at your position,” WKU senior wide rec...
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Tensions High At Spring Practice #11

April 11, 2015 - "I saw some good things (today)," Brohm said. "I thought the defense had some energy. They were playing with a bit of an...
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Tops Get Slammed By Golden Eagles 15-3

April 11, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU committed four early errors that led to 14 unearned runs in the first four innings of Saturday...
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Lady Tops Sweep Southern Miss.

April 11, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Carleigh Chaumont came up big at the plate for WKU softball on Saturday, as the freshman had a pai...
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Hilltoppers Blank Southern Miss 5-0

April 10, 2015 - Courtesy Chad Bishop-“We prepared really well, man,” WKU shortstop Cody Wofford said, moments before getting doused with...
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WKU Spring Practice #10

April 09, 2015 - Today I focused on the men inside the trenched. The battles that go on between the offensive line and the defensive line...
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Lady Tops Sweep Murray St In Thrilling Fashion

April 08, 2015 - The Western Kentucky softball team swept a doubleheader from visiting Murray State on Wednesday at the WKU Softball Comp...
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Spring Practice #8

April 07, 2015 - You could tell that it had been several days since their last practice. Coach Brohm gathered the team after about 45 min...
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Lady Tops Take Series Over FAU In Home Opener

April 05, 2015 - The Western Kentucky softball team made its home debut Saturday after 14 game cancellations this season, splitting a dou...
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Spring Practice #7

April 01, 2015 - “I think we’re gonna be improved,” Brohm said. “I think we’re gonna have more beef up front. We’re trying to get more si...
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WKU Spring Practice #6

March 30, 2015 - “I think we’re gonna be improved,” Brohm said. “I think we’re gonna have more beef up front. We’re trying to get more si...
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UAB Clinches Series WKU Falls 6-5

March 28, 2015 - WKU nearly erased a four-run deficit in the ninth inning with a three-run rally against UAB Saturday afternoon at Nick D...
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Scrimmage and Practice #5

March 27, 2015 - After two weeks of practices, today they finished up practice #5 with a scrimmage. The offenses went against the defense...
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Spring Practice #4 "Defense"

March 25, 2015 - "They're getting some reps now, and they're going through some growing pains," Helton said. "Today was really their seco...
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Hilltoppers Blast Wildcats 12-3

March 25, 2015 - "Our guys fed off that crowd," WKU coach Matt Myers said. "I appreciate everyone coming out here. I thought it was prett...
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WKU Spring Practice #3

March 24, 2015 - "We're all coming out and competing very hard," Wales said. "Right now, we're missing a couple backs, but hopefully they...
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WKU Spring Practice #2

March 19, 2015 - "I think the first week has been good," said head coach Jeff Brohm. "We're just in helmets and shorts right now, but I t...
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Tops Corral Bison 6-1

March 19, 2015 - “I had command of all my pitches tonight and I was able to get ahead of the count often,” Weins said. “The bullpen was o...
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Buckeye's Bats Too Hot For WKU Fall 10-1

March 08, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Ohio State pounced on WKU for nine runs in the first five innings and the Hilltoppers (6-6) did not...
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Price, Fant, & Jackson Win Big On Senior's Night Down FIU 77-61

March 01, 2015 - “It was a packed crowd,” senior guard Trency Jackson said. “There was so much energy in the building, oh my gosh, it was...
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Tops Sweep SIU

February 28, 2015 - “We knew we were better than that,” said freshman outfielder Kaleb Duckworth of the 2-5 start. “We just got off to a rou...
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Tops Snap 4 GM Skid Down FAU 71-68

February 27, 2015 - "I was proud of our guys," WKU coach Ray Harper said. "We just played tight, especially in the first half. That's what w...
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Tops Shocked By Rice Fall 72-68

February 08, 2015 - "We just didn't come out with a sense of urgency in the first half," WKU senior guard Trency Jackson said. "We can't win...
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Tops 9-1 CUSA Take Down Mean Green 65-59

February 06, 2015 - "Wasn't pretty, but you're not going to play perfect or great every night," WKU coach Ray Harper said. "In a 30-game sea...
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It Took OT, Tops Still Perfect In CUSA Down Miners 71-66

January 23, 2015 - "Defense – you already know I'm going to say that," WKU senior guard Trency Jackson said. "We've just got to shut down a...
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Tops Upset 25th Ranked Old Dominion 72-65

January 10, 2015 - Tops take down 25th ranked Old Dominion. The first time taking down a ranked opponent since 1986. "It feels good, but i...
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WKU 2-0 CUSA Down Charlotte 74-66

January 09, 2015 - WKU's second Conference USA game in program history was much different than their first. Unlike their runaway victory ag...
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Hilltoppers Pounce Panthers 10-1 Stop Losing streak

May 15, 2014 - After coming off a 4 game losing streak, the Hilltoppers needed to come together to finish the home finale with a strong...
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Trojans Drop WKU 7-5

April 27, 2014 - Billy Rutledge WKU Herald- The WKU (22-21, 10-10) baseball team and Arkansas-Little Rock (18-23, 6-14) went into the nin...
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Lady Wildcats Bats Too Hot Down Lady Tops 11-8

April 22, 2014 - A late rally by the WKU Lady Topper softball team wasn’t enough Tuesday as the team fell to No. 8 Kentucky 11-8. In the...
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