Oct. 9, 2013
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Single-game tickets are on sale now for the 2013-14 WKU Hilltopper basketball season, which features a school-record 18 home games and marquee contests against Southern Miss, Murray State and Ole Miss.
Single-game tickets, as well as season tickets priced as low as $99 for the entire 18-game schedule, can be purchased online at WKUSports.com or by calling the WKU Ticket Office at 1-800-5-BIG RED or 745-5222 locally.
In addition to games against longtime rival Murray State, last year's 27-game winner Southern Miss and NCAA Tournament team from a season ago Ole Miss, WKU's 2013-14 home schedule includes a nine-game Sun Belt Conference slate against opponents including Arkansas State, Louisiana-Lafayette, South Alabama and Troy.
WKU will have a limited number of tickets for the game at Louisville on December 14. Season ticket holders and Hilltopper Athletic Foundation (HAF) members have until Friday, November 1 to request tickets for the game, and fans may request up to the number of season tickets they have. Seating assignments will be based upon HAF priority rank. If seats in WKU's allotment are available after the November 1 deadline, they will be opened up to the general public for purchase on November 11.
To place a request for the Louisville game, please contact the ticket office at 1-800-5-BIG RED or 745-5222 locally. For questions about donor ranking and HAF membership, please call the HAF at 745-5321.
The 2013-14 Hilltoppers return four starters and eight letterwinners from a 2012-13 squad that won 20 games and went to the NCAA Tournament after winning the Sun Belt Conference Tournament crown.
2013-14 WKU Hilltopper Basketball By The Numbers
73.8 percent of scoring returns from 2012-13
68.7 percent of rebounding returns from 2012-13
17th in NCAA history with 1,679 wins entering 2013-14
9 wins in last 11 postseason games
8 players on the 2013-14 roster have appeared in at least one NCAA Tournament game while at WKU
3rd in NCAA history with 42 conference championships entering 2013-14
2013-14 Media Guide Available
WKU's 2013-14 Media Guide is available and can be accessed at WKUSports.com or downloaded via the following link: http://bit.ly/1ahbEK6
Season tickets for the 2013-14 season start as low as $99 for all 18 games at E.A. Diddle Arena, and single-game tickets are on sale as well. Fans interested in purchasing season or single-game tickets can call the WKU Ticket Office at 1-800-5-BIG RED or 745-5222 locally, or order online at WKUSports.com.
Hilltopper Hysteria Upcoming
The first chance to see the 2013-14 Hilltoppers in action comes at Hilltopper Hysteria, a free season tip-off event at E.A. Diddle Arena, on Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 PM (CT). The event features player and coach introductions, a scrimmage, an autograph session, a slam dunk contest and numerous prize giveaways.
Radio and Television Information
WKU games can be heard on the radio on the 15-station Hilltopper IMG Sports Network, and television information for the 2013-14 season will be updated at WKUSports.com as it is available. The radio affiliates for 2013-14 can be found at the following link: http://bit.ly/1eC18mc
Following WKU Hilltopper Basketball
For full coverage of WKU Hilltopper Basketball, visit WKUSports.com or follow the program on Twitter @WKUBasketball.
Upcoming Events in WKU Hilltopper Basketball
October 19: Hilltopper Hysteria at E.A. Diddle Arena from 6:00-7:30 PM (CT)
November 2: Exhibition game vs. Campbellsville (Ky.) at E.A. Diddle Arena at 3:00 PM (CT)
How to follow the Hilltoppers: For complete information on WKU Hilltopper Basketball, follow the team's social media channels, @WKUBasketball on Twitter, @WKUBasketball on Instagram, and WKU Basketball on Facebook.