The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers announced today that three players—Fredrick Edmond, Marlon Hunter and Chris McNeal—have been suspended from the basketball team after a University Disciplinary Committee hearing last night, and that head coach Ray Harper has resigned. The scant details were provided via a university…
Western Kentucky’s putting a real beatdown on MTSU today, and things got even worse for the Blue Raiders when the Hilltoppers’ attempt at a squib kick ended up in WKU hands. We’re mostly surprised this sort of thing doesn’t happen more often.
Earlier this week, Western Kentucky University suspended its swimming and diving program for five years after conducting a Title IX investigation into hazing allegations. A copy of the criminal complaint filed by former swimmer Collin Craig has been made public, and we now know exactly what got the program in so much…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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]
Your live blogger for this game will be NBCSports.com contributor Yoni Cohen, whose Internet home is Yoco Hoops.
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
ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI
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…
UCLA Bruins (33-3) vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (29-6)
When: 9:40 p.m. ET
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.
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.
Storming The Floor wraps up the four early afternoon games.