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2019 Schedule
3-2, 1st in C-USA

UCF beats WKU 78-62 for Myrtle Beach title

Aubrey Dawkins hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to help UCF rally from an 11-point deficit and beat Western Kentucky 78-62 on Sunday night in the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational.


Bassey leads Western Kentucky by West Virginia

Freshman Charles Bassey had 13 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Desean Murray's dunk with 63 seconds left gave Western Kentucky the lead for good as the Hilltoppers beat West Virginia 63-57 on Friday night in the semifinals of the Myrtle Beach...


Western Kentucky beats Valparaiso 83-71

Jared Savage scored a career-high 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Taveion Hollingsworth had 23 points and nine rebounds to help Western Kentucky beat Valparaiso 83-71 on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the Myrtle Beach...

Thybulle blocks, saves and scores (0:24)
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160dJeff Borzello

Bassey picks W. Kentucky, reclassifies to 2018

Top-five prospect Charles Bassey has committed to Western Kentucky and will reclassify to the 2018 class, the school announced Wednesday.

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167dDarren Rovell

Italian court says WKU mascot case has merit

A plagiarism case filed by the creator of Western Kentucky mascot Big Red against an Italian media company that created a similar-looking character got new life on Wednesday after Italy's highest court affirmed the merits of the suit.

Utah tops Western Kentucky, advances to NIT final (1:18)
Bibbins: 'It means the world' to advance to NIT final in senior season (0:35)
Rawson drains go-ahead 3 late (0:55)
Hilltoppers' Coleby rises for the jam (0:18)
Bearden, Johnson fundamental basketball leads to slam for Hilltoppers (0:21)
Thompson flushes it for WKU (0:45)
Marshall dancing for the first since '85 (0:57)

Marshall ends 31-year NCAA tourney drought

Jon Elmore scored 20 of his 27 points after halftime, and Marshall is going to its first NCAA tournament since 1987 after a 67-66 win over Western Kentucky in the Conference USA championship.


Johnson leads Western Kentucky to CUSA title game, 57-49

Justin Johnson scored seven straight Western Kentucky points to open up a slim lead and the No. 3 seed Hilltoppers fought past second-seeded Old Dominion 57-49 in the semifinals of the Conference-USA Tournament on Friday.


Middle Tennessee clinches second straight C-USA title

Brandon Walters scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 24 Middle Tennessee clinched its second straight Conference USA title with an 82-64 victory over second-place Western Kentucky on Thursday night.

Team Stats

Points Per Game69.8
Rebounds Per Game37.6
Assists Per Game12.4
Points Allowed70.0Tied-164th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23