Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Lady Toppers are the athletic teams that represent Western Kentucky University (WKU) in Bowling Green. The men's teams use the name Hilltoppers; however, the women's teams use the name Lady Toppers. The university's athletic program fields 14 varsity teams in 10 different sports. WKU participates in the Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and competes as a member of Conference USA.

Football

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers college football
First Season
1908
Team History
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (1926-present)
Conference
Conference USA (2014-present)
Sun Belt Conference (2009-14)
Venue
Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium (1968-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

2020s 2021

Men's Basketball

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers men's college basketball
First Season
1914-15
Team History
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (1925-present)
Conference
Conference USA (2014-present)
Sun Belt Conference (1982-2014)
Ohio Valley Conference (1948-82)
Venue
E.A. Diddle Arena (1963-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1970s 1979-80
Conference USA
Full Members Charlotte 49ers • Florida Atlantic Owls • FIU Panthers • Louisiana Tech Bulldogs • Marshall Thundering Herd • Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders • North Texas Mean Green • Rice Owls • Southern Miss Golden Eagles • UAB Blazers • UTEP Miners • UTSA Roadrunners • Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Football Venues Alamodome • Apogee Stadium • Independence Stadium • Jerry Richardson Stadium • Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Joe Aillet Stadium • Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Rice Stadium • Sun Bowl
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference