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1:17 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

This Time, It's the Hilltoppers Who Put Together Fourth Quarter Comeback

Antonio Andrews ran early and often against North Texas.
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Just one week after seeing a fourth-quarter lead evaporate, the Western Kentucky University football team scored 15 unanswered points over the final 12:44 to come back for a 25-24 victory over North Texas Saturday on Senior Day at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

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1:01 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

WKU Men's Basketball Home Vs. Brescia, Then Back On the Road

WKU takes a break from the road on Saturday for a game against Brescia (Ky.) at E.A. Diddle Arena, before resuming a stretch of four of five away from home next week with the start of Sun Belt Conference play at ULM and Troy.

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7:51 am
Thu November 22, 2012

WKU Men's Basketball Beats Depaul in Cancun Finale

Less than 24 hours after a tough loss to Iowa, WKU bounced back to defeat DePaul Wednesday night, 70-61, to take third place in the Riviera Division in the 2012 Cancun Challenge. The Hilltoppers saw 30 of their points come from the reserves, and WKU forced 15 Blue Demon turnovers and held DePaul to just one three-point field goal.

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8:02 am
Wed November 21, 2012

WKU Comes Up Short Against Iowa in Cancun Challenge

WKU had the ball trailing by six with less than a minute to go in the game Tuesday night against Iowa in the 2012 Cancun Challenge, but the Hawkeyes erased the threat and held on for a 63-55 win in Riviera Division play in Cancun.

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2:25 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Kentucky High School Football Teams Battle Friday for Spot in Class Title Games

The Bowling Green High School Purples are one of the teams in our listening area still alive in the playoffs.
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This Friday isn’t just a big shopping day. It’s a huge day for high school football in Kentucky, with several teams from our listening area battling for a spot in the six class division championships next week in Bowling Green.

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8:57 am
Tue November 20, 2012

WKU Lady Toppers Start Season 3-0 After First Sun Belt Win

WKU's Chastity Gooch is a sophomore forward from Franklin, Ky.
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Chastity Gooch posted her third double-double in as many games, helping the Western Kentucky University women’s basketball team stay perfect on the young season, and at the same time start 1-0 in Sun Belt Conference play with a 62-56 win over Florida International Monday night at E.A. Diddle Arena.

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9:38 am
Sat November 17, 2012

WKU Concludes Cancun Challenge Against Western Carolina

WKU sophomore forward George Fant
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WKU and Western Carolina meet Saturday night at 7:30 PM at E.A. Diddle Arena in the second and final game of the mainland portion of the 2012 Cancun Challenge. WKU defeated Austin Peay in the first game of the Cancun Challenge Tuesday night, and Western Carolina lost at Wichita State Thursday night.

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8:22 am
Thu November 15, 2012

WKU Men's Basketball Signs 6'10'' Center from Senegal

Allassane Kah, a native of Senegal, has signed with WKU.
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WKU head men's basketball coach Ray Harper announced Wednesday the signing of Allassane Kah to a National Letter of Intent. Kah will join the Hilltoppers in 2013-14. A 6-9, 210-pound forward who hails from Senegal, Kah is currently enrolled in postgraduate school at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Va., after graduating from Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus, Ohio in 2012.

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2:34 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Lady Toppers Add Size, Back-Court Depth In Early Signing Period

Paul Laurence Dunbar guard Kierra Muhammad has committed to play for WKU.
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Western Kentucky University women’s basketball coach Michelle Clark-Heard announced the addition of three signees on Wednesday as the NCAA early signing period got underway. WKU was able to address its need for size with 6-foot forward Aleeya Harris (San Antonio, Texas; John Jay HS) and 6-foot-2 Bria Gaines (Glenwood, Ill.; Bloom Township HS).

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6:31 am
Wed November 14, 2012

WKU Picks Up the Pace in the Second Half, Gets First Win of the Season

WKU sophomore George Fant throws down two of his game-high 15 points against Austin Peay.
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WKU outscored Austin Peay 41-21 in the second half, thanks in part to an 18-1 run, and stormed to a 74-54 win Tuesday night at E.A. Diddle Arena in the first game of the 2012 Cancun Challenge. The game was tied at halftime before the Hilltoppers exploded in the second 20 minutes to pick up the season's first win.

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