2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
8-8, 9th in C-USA
Ohmer makes his first career block memorable (0:18)
Anderson bookends 9-0 Hilltoppers run (0:31)
Davison hits 3 to quiet crowd (0:17)
Bassey throws down the hammer (0:15)
Bassey rejects Happ (0:35)
Bassey crushes the rim (0:22)
Thybulle blocks, saves and scores (0:24)
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218dJeff 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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225dDarren 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)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Several first-place battles tonight: Summit League (Oral Roberts at South Dakota St); Conference USA (Western Kentucky at Old Dominion); WAC (New Mexico St at Grand Canyon); Southern (UNC Greensboro at East Tennessee St); Horizon League (Wright St at Northern Kentucky); NEC (St. Francis-PA at Robert Morris).

Coleby punishes the rim (0:42)
Nova's steal turns into and-1 layup for DiVincenzo (0:34)
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486dJeff Goodman

Robinson leaves WKU, will focus on NBA draft

Five-star recruit Mitchell Robinson has decided to leave Western Kentucky and will work out with a trainer this year in preparation for June's NBA draft.

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507dJeff Goodman

Source: Prized recruit Robinson back at WKU

Heralded incoming freshman Mitchell Robinson, who left summer school at Western Kentucky after two weeks, returned to campus Sunday night, a source told ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.4
Rebounds Per Game35.9
Assists Per Game11.8
Points Allowed71.8Tied-188th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23