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Hilltopper Hoops: here’s what you missed over winter break

Hilltopper Hoops: here's what you missed over winter break

Cate Calissie, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2020

Women’s Basketball   The Lady Toppers Women’s Basketball team went 1-4 over the Christmas break. The Toppers first test was against West Virginia State where the Hilltoppers started the first half strong, outscoring the Lady Jackets 51-42 lead by Morgan Brunner with 14 points, 12 of those being from beyond the three-point arc, T...

WLU basketball takes on FSU in National Game of the Week

February 2, 2019

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager West Liberty University Men’s Basketball is looking for a revenge win against the Fairmont State University on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the ASRC on the West Liberty University campus. Read More »...

WLU women’s basketball attempts season sweep

February 2, 2019

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer    Conference play continues to amp up ahead of the Mountain East Conference tournament. West Liberty University is looking to sweep Fairmont State this weekend as the Black and Gold maintain the No. 4 seed in the MEC.  Read More »...

Women’s basketball impressive season concludes at MEC tournament

Women's basketball impressive season concludes at MEC tournament

March 10, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The women's basketball season came to an end on March 1 as West Liberty was defeated 64-55 by Fairmont State during the quarterfinals of the Mountain East Conference Tournament. With head coach Kyle Cooper at the helm for his first year, the Lady Toppers improved their record from last year by four wins a...

Hilltoppers advance to Atlantic Region Tournament

March 9, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The men’s basketball team will travel to Petersburg, Va. this weekend for their ninth straight NCAA Division II Tournament. The regional rankings came out this past Sunday night, and the Hilltoppers fell to the No. 4 seed in the tournament.  Read More »...

Howlett’s Hilltoppers gear up for MEC Tournament

March 1, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After ending an incredible regular season on a low note with a home loss to rival Wheeling Jesuit, the West Liberty men’s basketball team is looking forward to postseason play, starting with the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Tournament in Charleston, W. Va. this week. Read More »...

Toppers ready for week of key Mountain East match-ups 

February 15, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer With the regular season quickly coming to a close and the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament in Charleston awaiting teams at the end of the month, every game becomes important for seeding in the tournament.   For West Liberty’s men’s basketball tea...

Toppers looking to build on two big wins last week

February 8, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The No. 5 West Liberty University men’s basketball team will take on West Virginia State tonight at 7:30 p.m., followed by University of Charleston on Saturday. With two wins this weekend, WLU will extend its current winning streak to four games. Read ...

Toppers look to bounce back after upset road loss to FSU

February 1, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After a thrilling last-second road loss to Fairmont State, West Liberty men’s basketball team will look to rebound and maintain their top spot in the Mountain East Conference with a three-game homestand in the friendlier confines of the ASRC this week. R...

Toppers take on Fairmont in their 173rd meeting

January 27, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University men’s basketball team will travel this weekend to Fairmont, W.Va. to take on the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons in a Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-up.   As of Jan. 21, the Hilltoppers are sporting a 17-0 overall record and a 12-0 record in conference games, and the Falcons ...

Lady Toppers look for much-needed win against Fairmont

January 27, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   West Liberty’s women’s basketball team will travel to Fairmont, W.Va. on Sunday for its final matchup against the Lady Fighting Falcons at 2:30 p.m. WLU took the first matchup, and our Lady Toppers will look to make it a sweep with a victory on the road. Read More »...

WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

January 7, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to the hilltop Saturday, Jan. 6, for their first home games of the year. Both squads pulled out a win, as our men’s team continues their perfect season and our Lady Toppers improve t...

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