Hilltopper Basketball Proclaims 2022-23 Schedule

September 17, 2022

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – With 20 Convention USA video games and 11 non-conference contests, WKU Hilltopper Basketball introduced its full slate together with 16 residence video games, with two exhibitions, and no less than two Energy 5 contests.
“As soon as once more, we have a difficult schedule,” stated head coach Rick Stansbury. “It offers us with some nice alternatives for our staff. We’re trying ahead to some high quality video games towards some high quality opponents.”
WKU will open the yr with two exhibitions on John O. Oldham Court docket. The Hilltoppers host the Montevallo Falcons on Nov. 2 adopted by the Georgetown Faculty Tigers on the fifth.
In its first official recreation of the season, the Hilltoppers will begin the yr within the Bluegrass state at Japanese Kentucky. WKU will face off towards the Colonels in Richmond on Thursday, Nov. 10. Western Kentucky is 115-44 all-time towards EKU and holds a 47-27 mark in Richmond within the storied sequence.
For its residence opener, WKU will play towards one other in-state opponent within the Kentucky State Thoroughbreds on Nov. 12 inside E.A. Diddle Area. The Hilltoppers will keep residence to tackle the College of Indianapolis on Nov. 15. 
WKU will then journey to the Cayman Islands Traditional for 3 contests in the course of the week of Thanksgiving. The Hilltoppers begin off the bracket towards the Zips of Akron on Nov. 21 at 12:30 p.m. CT. They’ll then play both Illinois State or LSU on Nov. 22 adopted by the ultimate recreation on Nov. 23. Extra info on the Cayman Islands Traditional might be discovered right here.
South Carolina State will come to Bowling Inexperienced on Saturday, Nov. 26 earlier than WKU travels to Austin Peay on Nov. 30. A recreation towards Wright State on Dec. 10 wraps up the house non-conference schedule.
WKU ends its non-conference slate with two Energy 5 opponents on the street. The Hilltoppers will play within the KFC Yum! Middle for the primary time since 2020 as they tackle the Louisville Cardinals. WKU earned its first-ever residence win over Louisville on Dec. 18, 2021, pushing the Tops to 11 Energy 5 victories within the final 5 seasons.
The Hilltoppers tackle one other Energy 5 opponent in South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 22 to complete the non-conference schedule.
With 11 whole groups in C-USA for the 2022-23 season, the league marketing campaign features a residence and away contest towards each league college with 20 convention video games total.
The Hilltoppers kick off the C-USA schedule on Dec. 29 in Diddle Area. WKU travels the quick approach down the street for its subsequent recreation towards Center Tennessee on New Yr’s Eve.
WKU returns residence to face off towards reigning C-USA West Division champion North Texas on Jan. 5 earlier than taking two video games on the street: at UTSA on Jan. 7 and at 2022 C-USA Match Champion UAB on Jan. 11.
The Hilltoppers host the Florida colleges over one weekend with FIU on Jan. 14 and Florida Atlantic on Monday, Jan. 16.
The next weekend, WKU goes to Louisiana Tech on Jan. 19 earlier than heading residence for one recreation towards Charlotte on the twenty first. The Hilltoppers spherical out the month with the Florida street swing of FIU on Jan. 26 and Florida Atlantic on Jan. 28.
A 3-game homestand kicks off the month of February for the Hilltoppers. WKU hosts UTSA on Feb. 2, UTEP on Feb. 4 and Center Tennessee on Feb. 9, with a bye day on that Saturday.
WKU hits Charlotte on Feb. 16 and Rice on Feb. 18 earlier than ending the month at residence. The Hilltoppers ultimate residence league video games are towards Louisiana Tech on Feb. 23 and UAB on Feb. 25.
The Hilltoppers will finish the common season at UTEP on March 2 and at North Texas on March 4.
The Convention USA Match will return to The Ford Middle at The Star in Frisco, Texas for the sixth straight yr. The event will run from Wednesday, March 8 by Saturday, March 11.
WKU’s full schedule for the 2022-23 season might be discovered right here.

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