Western Kentucky University

Location: Bowling Green, KY
Founded: 1906
Primary Athletic Conference: Conference USA
Nickname: Hilltoppers
Colors: WKU Red, WKU Grey
Mascot Name: Big Red
Institution Website: www.wku.edu
Athletics Website: www.wkusports.com
Bookstore: http://www.wkustore.com
Fan Shop: www.wkusports.com/SportsShop.cgi
Famous Alumni: Michael Rosenbaum (Actor) Nappy Roots (Musicians) Romeo Crennel (Football Coach) Bobby Sippio (NFL) Bobby Raney (NFL) Quentence Smith (NFL) Kenny Perry (PGA)
Fun Fact: The "Red Towel" tradition originated from the late coach E.A. Diddle. At every basketball game Coach Diddle had his "Red Towel " in his hand.