Kenny Cooper enters transfer portal

Sioux Falls, SD – Nov. 27: Kenny Cooper #21 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers drives to the basket against Oscar Tshiebwe #34 of the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Nick Kieser

WKU’s redshirt senior guard Kenny Cooper has entered into the transfer portal on Tuesday. 

Associate Athletic Director Zach Greenwell has confirmed Cooper’s move to the portal as a graduate transfer.

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The Nashville, Tennessee native played one year on the Hill after transferring from Lipscomb. 

Cooper averaged 2.6 points per game and played 367 minutes in a Hilltopper uniform during the 2020-21 season. 

Coopers highest point total was nine against Houston back on Feb. 25 this season as the Hilltoppers lost 81-57. 

Now Cooper will look elsewhere to further his collegiate career as a graduate student. 

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