Carlos Locklyn’s path to coaching his former position didn’t start immediately after his career playing running back ended.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
After taking a six-week break for the holidays, the Western Kentucky track and field team got back to work at the Birmingham Crossplex. WKU wrapped up its first indoor meet of the season with 10 top-five finishes over seven different events at UAB’s Vulcan Invite on Saturday.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Western Kentucky volleyball announced Friday four more home matches for the 2021 spring season with two weekends of nonconference tournaments taking place at WKU in January. The four additional matches bring the Lady Tops’ regular-season slate to 16 matches.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Western Kentucky’s defense shined in Clayton White’s time as the team’s defensive coordinator, but he’s now in the same role at South Carolina and Maurice Crum is ready to lead the Hilltoppers’ defensive unit.
The Conference USA Indoor Championships was the last meet the Western Kentucky track and field team competed in prior to the sports world shutting down and the outdoor season being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Hilltoppers are now preparing for competition again.
After a 2019 season that saw the Western Kentucky volleyball team continue to climb to new heights, the Conference USA coaches have picked the Lady Toppers to win the league’s East division this season.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
After 10 months away from the Western Kentucky women’s basketball team, senior forward Raneem Elgedawy picked up right where she left off with her 28th career double-double in an 81-54 loss at Marshall on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
After splitting its opening Conference USA series last weekend, the Western Kentucky women’s basketball team is preparing to open its home-and-home rivalry series with Marshall.
Western Kentucky has hired Carlos Locklyn as running backs coach, head coach Tyson Helton announced Wednesday. Locklyn comes to WKU after working the past two years as director of high school relations at Florida State (2020) and Memphis (2019).
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Entering his third season on the Western Kentucky football staff, Stephen Hamby will be promoted to offensive line coach, head coach Tyson Helton announced Tuesday. During the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Hamby worked with the Hilltopper offensive line in a quality control role.
Monday, January 11, 2021
The Western Kentucky men’s basketball team has been unable to produce a series sweep in the first two weeks of a new-look Conference USA schedule, where teams play the same opponent at the same location on back-to-back days.
After a stellar performance in the series against Louisiana Tech, Western Kentucky's Charles Bassey was named Conference USA Player of the Week Presented by Surf & Turf Golf, the league announced Monday.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Saturday, January 09, 2021
Friday, January 08, 2021
Friday, January 08, 2021
The Western Kentucky women's basketball team opened Conference USA play on Friday with a 61-55 road victory in Ruston, La., against Louisiana Tech.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Phil Steele Publications announced its 2020 All-Conference USA football teams this week, and 14 Western Kentucky players were among those listed by the outlet.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Western Kentucky junior center Charles Bassey has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 watch list, as announced Wednesday by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Saturday, January 02, 2021
Friday, January 01, 2021
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Conference USA men’s and women’s basketball will move to a divisional standings format for the 2020-21 season, as approved by the league’s board of directors, the league announced Wednesday – just two days before conference schedules begin.
The Western Kentucky women's basketball games against Charlotte have been postponed due to COVID-19 related concerns in the 49ers’ program. The games were scheduled Friday and Saturday.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
With uncertainty entering the offseason about who would be staying at Western Kentucky or leaving after the 2020 season, some answers have already emerged.
Monday, December 28, 2020
Western Kentucky redshirt junior guard Luke Frampton earned Conference USA Player of the Week honors for his performance against Tennessee Tech, the league announced Monday.
Sunday, December 27, 2020
MOBILE, Ala. – Western Kentucky concluded its 2020 football season with a 5-7 overall record after a 39-21 loss to Georgia State in the LendingTree Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Saturday.
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Thursday, December 24, 2020
A large portion of Western Kentucky’s football team has had the opportunity to play in, and win, a bowl game during their career, with the Hilltoppers claiming a victory over Western Michigan in last year’s SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Western Kentucky put itself in position to be invited to its seventh bowl game in nine seasons by winning down the stretch, and the same can be said about the late-season play of its opponent in Saturday’s LendingTree Bowl game.
Western Kentucky has played its best football defensively this season since the start of November, and now the hope is to roll that into late December.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020
After a Power Five win at Alabama on Saturday, the Western Kentucky men’s basketball team will look to close the nonconference portion of the schedule strong.
Led by senior defensive end DeAngelo Malone, the Western Kentucky football team placed six players on the All-Conference USA First and Second Teams, the league announced Monday. The Hilltoppers had 12 more earn Honorable Mention distinction, pushing the team’s total to 18 honorees.
Western Kentucky junior center Charles Bassey was named Conference USA Co-Player of the Week alongside Charlotte’s Jahmir Young, the league announced Monday.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team fell 73-59 on the road to Tennessee Tech on Sunday in the Lady Toppers’ third game in six days. The game was added to the schedule Friday after a postponement against Samford.
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020
Western Kentucky’s offense wasn’t as strong Friday against a solid Mercer defense as it was Wednesday when it scored 82 points and picked up its first win of the season against Bellarmine.
The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team's game against Samford, scheduled Monday, has been postponed due to COVID protocols within the Samford program.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Western Kentucky defensive end Juwuan Jones has been named to the 2020 Conference USA Football All-Academic Team, the league announced Thursday. Jones is one of 11 C-USA players listed, and is the fourth different Hilltopper to earn his spot on the team since WKU joined the league in 2014.
Western Kentucky announced Zach Kittley as its new offensive coordinator Monday, after he served in that role three years at Houston Baptist, and the Hilltoppers announced the signing of two receivers from the Texas school Thursday.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Western Kentucky announced just two players signed Wednesday on the first day of the early signing period, but a slow day was expected for the Hilltoppers in an odd year.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Sunday when it traveled to Little Rock, but after long layoffs between their first few games, the Lady Toppers quickly return to action.