Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Mississippi Rebels

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Ole Miss Rebels face off on Monday in college basketball action. The Rebels are -2 point favorites over the Hilltoppers. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have won four of their last five games as they gear up for Sun Belt Conference play. WKU has played the 210th ranked schedule in the country and are a perfect 7-0 at home this season. T.J. Price is averaging 16.3 points to lead the Hilltoppers in scoring. George Fant is averaging 14.2 points and 6.0 rebounds, Trency Jackson is averaging 13.8 points, and Aaron Adeoye is averaging 4.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. Western Kentucky is averaging 67.8 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Two of Western Kentucky’s losses have come on the road and to teams ranked in the top 25 most recently at Read More

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Denver Pioneers

The Denver Pioneers and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers battle it out on Monday in Sun Belt Conference Tournament semi-final game in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  The Pioneers are -9 point favorites over the Hilltoppers. The Denver Pioneers took care of the South Alabama Jaguars in their Sun Belt quarterfinal game as Joe Scott’s team won by 11 but now they set their sites on the conference championship game. Denver has gone 11-5 in the Sun Belt this season, they are 1-0 in neutral site games, and they finished in third place in the conference standings. Chris Udofia is averaging 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Brian Stafford is averaging 14.3 points, and Royce O’Neale is averaging 9.8 points and 5.7 rebounds. As a team the Pioneers are averaging 68.3 points and they are shooting 48.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. With an Read More

LSU Tigers vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The LSU Tigers return home from their biggest win of the year as they host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.  The Tigers are -41.5 favorites over the Hilltoppers. It’s tough to put a ceiling on how huge of a win it was for Les Miles’ and the LSU Tigers as they went into Tuscaloosa and knocked off the Alabama Crimson Tide. LSU’s victory last week gives them sole possession of first place in the SEC West, the number one national ranking, and control of their own destiny as far as the BCS Title Game is concerned. While success bring a lot of things, it isn’t without some controversy in Baton Rouge as Jarrett Lee has been QB for the Tigers all season long but when he was ineffective and slightly injured against Bama Jordan Jefferson, the original starter who had been suspended before the season, came in and took care of Read More

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers open up their 2011 College Football seasons with a battle of Kentucky that takes place in Nashville.  The Wildcats are -19.5 favorites over the Hilltoppers with an over/under point total set at 50.5. It’s a rebuilding year for the Kentucky Wildcats and Head Coach Joker Phillips as major pieces of last years’ offense are gone. At QB Morgan Newton takes over for at QB for Mike Hartline and while this is Newton’s first year as the starter, Newton has played plenty including last year in Kentucky’s bowl appearance but he will need to be more consistent to be more successful. With Derrick Locke and Randall Cobb gone, it will take a group of players to contribute and try and fill that void and at running back Raymond Sanders will be the starter with a host of others probably getting a look early. Read More