WKU Ends Marshall's Undefeated Season With Overtime 2-Point Conversion

Florida State stands alone as FBS's sole undefeated team after Marshall collapsed at home today in overtime to Western Kentucky, 67-66, thanks to a brilliant Hilltoppers touchdown pass and subsequent two-point conversion. » 11/28/14 4:13pm 11/28/14 4:13pm

WKU Commits Five Turnovers In Six Plays

Western Kentucky came into Neyland Stadium today on a roll; they already beat one SEC team (Kentucky) last week, and took an early lead against the Volunteers. Then things went terribly, terribly wrong. » 9/07/13 1:28pm 9/07/13 1:28pm

March Madness Means Charles Barkley Fueling Your Future Night Terrors

The odd, temporary marriage between CBS and Turner during the NCAA tournament means occasional instances of one's chocolate being found in another's peanut butter, or vice-versa if you will. College basketball fans get a taste of TNT's Inside the NBA wackiness while NBA mavens let Jim Nantz singlehandedly reduce… » 3/14/12 9:00am 3/14/12 9:00am

Western Kentucky Is Going Dancing

Congratulations to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, who in beating North Texas 74-70 won the Sun Belt Conference tournament and punched their ticket to the dance. This is the same WKU that lost to a team playing six players then fired its coach for it. [ESPN2] » 3/06/12 9:39pm 3/06/12 9:39pm

Western Kentucky Fires Head Basketball Coach Hours After He Loses Power…

Western Kentucky canned men's basketball coach Ken McDonald this morning after the Hilltoppers' 72-70 OT loss last night to Louisiana-Lafayette, who scored the winning basket with six players on the floor. [Bowling Green Daily News] » 1/06/12 11:50am 1/06/12 11:50am

The Ragin' Cajuns Beat Western Kentucky In Overtime By Playing 6-On-5

We're not surprised the Sun Belt officials escaped the court quickly after this blunder, where they allowed Louisiana-Lafayette to enjoy the rare basketball power play, in which they clearly put six men on the floor for their final possession of overtime—allowing them to score the winning basket against the… » 1/05/12 10:35pm 1/05/12 10:35pm

Ridiculous Rain Delay Proves Once And For All That College People Have…

Florida Atlantic and Western Kentucky were mired in a rain delay of indeterminate length and decided to get a little silly rather than adjust their jocks and spit sun-flower seeds like those layabout MLBers. H/T, like, 15 of you. [YouTube] » 4/21/10 5:20pm 4/21/10 5:20pm

NCAA First Round: (5) Illinois vs. (12) Western Kentucky

South Region: No. 5 Illinois (24-9) vs. No. 12 Western Kentucky (24-8)
When: Thursday, 9:55 p.m., EDT
Where: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon


1) They're not that bad offensively. Fine, fine, so the Big Ten isn't exactly stacked with a bunch of Bo Kimbles and Kiki Vandeweghes. Sorry: We play… » 3/18/09 6:50pm 3/18/09 6:50pm

STF's West Regional Preview

Now that we are down to just sixteen teams, STF will profile each Regional lineup to see how we got here, what the Sweet 16 really means to each participating school, and who has the best chance to advance to San Antonio. The first of two today, here's the West. » 3/26/08 12:35pm 3/26/08 12:35pm

UCLA's Non-Foul, And Huggy Bear Sober In The Sweet 16

We had no idea there were so many Texas A&M basketball fans out there, but boy, has our inbox been full with people sending us the above photo. Yeah: That kind of looks like a foul. » 3/24/08 10:00am 3/24/08 10:00am

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

1. There's Only One Big Red! While a number of other schools claim to be the Big Red, there is only one mascot that fits the bill ... our Big Red. He's without a doubt the most famous alumnus of our school. He's been featured in ESPN's "This is SportsCenter" commercials, and some of those silly Capital One Mascot… » 3/16/08 4:21pm 3/16/08 4:21pm