WKU Athletics Announces Topper Tipoff Date

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A new basketball event, Topper Tipoff, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at E.A. Diddle Arena, WKU Athletics announced today. This will mark the first opportunity for fans to see the 2022-23 men’s and women’s basketball teams in person, and the evening will conclude with autograph sessions with both teams.

The event is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. It is open to the public and admission is free.

The first 200 WKU students in attendance will receive free pizza upon entry.

WKU Hilltopper Basketball is returning four of its five starters from the 2021-22 season. The team also added seven newcomers in the offseason. WKU has 11 wins over Power Five teams in the last five seasons, and is just 1 of 17 teams in the country – 5% of all DI men’s basketball teams – to win at least 19 games each season in that same time frame.

The Lady Toppers return all but one starter from the 2021-22 season, including 2022 Conference USA Freshman of the Year Mya Meredith, 2021 C-USA Freshman of the Year Hope Sivori and 2022 All-Freshmen Team member Alexis Mead.

Season tickets for both teams are available for purchase through the WKU Ticket Office (1-800-5-BIGRED or online).