Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Head Coach: Rick Stansbury

Team Mascot: Big Red

Year Opened: 1963

Capacity: 7326

City / State: Bowling Green / Kentucky

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Western Kentucky vs Middle Tennessee State

Rival Team: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

The Hilltoppers have a longstanding rivalry with Middle Tennessee State that dates back to both programs’ time in the Sun Belt. The Hilltoppers and Blue Raiders have been battling it out on the court for years, so don’t miss it when Middle Tennessee State comes to town.

Western Kentucky vs Eastern Kentucky

Rival Team: Eastern Kentucky Colonels

The rivalry Western Kentucky-Eastern Kentucky spans a variety of sports, and the two teams have been matching up regularly for years. There are lots of bragging rights on the line when the Colonels come to town, so make sure to get your tickets to the Western Kentucky-Eastern Kentucky game.

Western Kentucky vs Marshall

Rival Team: Marshall Thundering Herd

The budding rivalry between the Hilltoppers and Thundering Herd could become a great one if things continue to heat up between these two Conference USA teams. The matchups between the two have been quite competitive between the two since the Hilltoppers joined Conference USA in 2013, so be in attendance when Western Kentucky takes on Marshall.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Head Coach: Rick Stansbury

Team Mascot: Big Red

Year Opened: 1963

Capacity: 7326

City / State: Bowling Green / Kentucky

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