Author: WNKY Staff

Lady Toppers Fall on the Road

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — WKU women’s basketball’s nine-game winning streak was snapped on Thursday night in Birmingham with an 86-70 loss to UAB. The Lady Toppers move to 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in Conference USA play. WKU had four in double digit points. Meral Abdelgawad led all scorers with 28 points for her 10th 20-point game of the season to…

Sharp Named to Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Watch List

ATLANTA – WKU Hilltopper Basketball center Jamarion Sharp was named to the 2022 Naismith Men’s Defensive Player of the Year Watch List, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Thursday. Sharp is one of just five players from outside the Power Five on the watch list for the award, given annually to the nation’s top defensive men’s player. As of Wednesday, the 7-5…

Pawlowski Inks Extension with WKU Baseball

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU Baseball head coach John Pawlowski has signed a contract extension to continue his time at the helm of the Hilltopper program.   The WKU Board of Regents unanimously approved the extension during its meeting on Dec. 10, with the contract set to take Pawlowski through the 2025 season.   “It’s a great honor and privilege to…

Medium-term housing purchased for tornado victims

FRANKFORT, Ky. — There are hundreds of transitional housing on the way to western Kentucky to help those of you who lost your home or apartment to the December tornadoes. Governor Andy Beshear announced the purchase of 200 camper travel trailers to serve as medium-term housing for families displaced by the deadly storms. Beshear says that this is the next…