Redzone Radio – Spring football raises tension

Category: BaseballFootballMen's BasketballRedZone RadioWKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: Josh Holland

Redzone host Josh Holland and co-hosts Billy Rutledge and Jeff Lightsy hopped on air to recap the WKU Lady Toppers’ short tournament as well as the long careers of two historic players. Tensions got high when spring football got in the mix and the crew dove into Jeff Brohm’s impact on The Hill.

 

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Spring Practice – Sights and Sounds

Category: FootballWKU Sports
Reporter: Josh Holland

Extrapoint reporter Dominique Yates ventured out to Houchens-Smith Stadium to collect sounds from the hitting of pads, the catching of footballs, and insight from Hilltopper head coach Jeff Brohm and sixth-year senior quarterback Brandon Doughty.

 

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Redzone 3-18: Lots of Lady Tops

Category: RedZone RadioWKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: Josh Holland

Redzone Radio hosts Josh Holland, Fletcher Keel, and Billy Rutledge recap the men’s basketball team’s final loss of the season and preview the Lady Toppers run into the NCAA tournament.

 

 

Sportswriter Rick Cantu of the Austin- American Statesman joined Redzone Radio to provide insight on the Lady Toppers upcoming matchup with the Texas Longhorns in the NCAA Tournament. Full interview below.

 

 

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Report from the Court – C-USA Championship Game

Category: WKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: fletcherkeel

The Lady Toppers have won their second conference championship in as many years by winning their first Conference USA tournament crown, as WKU punched their automatic ticket to the 2015 NCAA tournament with a 60-57 win over Southern Miss. Josh Holland and Fletcher Keel break it all down in the report from the court.

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Halftime Thoughts: WKU 35 – Southern Miss 24

Category: WKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: fletcherkeel

We have reached halftime of the Conference USA’s women’s championship game, and we’ve seen just a little bit of everything.

The game started off with 2-for-2 shooting from the Lady Toppers, but then a scoring drought of nearly five minutes helped Southern Miss get out to a six point lead. Then the Lady Tops got momentum and were firing on all cylinders – defensive, offensive, rebounding – it was just all clicking.

The Lady Tops ended the half on a scoring drought of 3:23, but still hold an 11 point lead at the half.

  • This game started in the complete opposite way that the Charlotte and Old Dominion games did, with the Eagles jumping out to a six point lead.
  • Southern Miss’ defensive pressure to begin the game was outstanding, forcing WKU to make errant passes and even a shot clock violation...
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Will They or Won’t They: Championship Edition

Category: WKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: Josh Holland

Chastity Gooch and Micah Jones smile in the line to shake hands after WKU's victory over Old Dominion. Photo by American Sports Network

Chastity Gooch and Micah Jones smile in the line to shake hands after WKU’s victory over Old Dominion. Photo by American Sports Network

The Lady Toppers CAN make a few marks in program, and conference history tonight with a victory in the Conference USA Championship Game against Southern Miss at 7pm in Legacy Arena.

Michelle Clark-Heard can win her 100th game as the head coach, and 77th at the helm of Western Kentucky.

WKU can win tournament championship to go along with their regular season title during their first year in C-USA, and give themselves two tournament championships from two different conferences, in the past two years.

And, The Lady Toppers can become the first team in C-USA history with a 30-win season (29 has been done four times: UTEP twice, MTSU, and this year’s WKU team)...

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Report from the Court – Lady Toppers fend off another comeback

Category: WKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: Josh Holland

For the second game in a row, the Lady Toppers started hot, faltered, and then found a way to pull out a victory through a freshman spark. ExtraPoint Producers Josh Holland and Fletcher Keel recap the 61-59 victory for WKU in the latest edition of Report from the Court.

 

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