On the outside looking in most of the season, Michigan State has played its way into tourney consideration.
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— Quentin Grimes scored a career-high 33 points and had six rebounds to help No. 12 Houston beat Western Kentucky 81-57 on Thursday night.
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- Ex-Western Kentucky star center Marcus, 40, dies
- W. Kentucky's Bassey out with tibia fracture
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— Charles Bassey had 21 points as Western Kentucky rolled past Rice 89-66 on Saturday.
— Charles Bassey had 18 points and 12 rebounds as Western Kentucky topped Rice 77-71 on Friday night. Taveion Hollingsworth and Josh Anderson added 17 points each for the Hilltoppers.
— Charles Bassey scored 23 points with 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 68-52 on Sunday.
— Charles Bassey scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 82-67 on Saturday.
— Jordan Rawls made a pair of free throws with five seconds left and Western Kentucky defeated rival Marshall 69-67 on Sunday.
— Josh Anderson scored a season-high 22 points and Charles Bassey added 21 points with 18 rebounds and four blocks as Western Kentucky got past Marshall 81-73 on Friday.
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— Amorie Archibald had 14 points as Louisiana Tech edged past W. Kentucky 63-58 on Saturday night.
— Taveion Hollingsworth made a layup with 45 seconds remaining and added a free throw with 23 seconds left to give Western Kentucky a 66-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Friday night. Taveion Hollingsworth followed with a free throw to help secure the...
— Jahmir Young scored five of his 24 points in overtime to lead Charlotte to a 75-71 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
— Taveion Hollingsworth scored 14 points, Charles Bassey had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Western Kentucky beat Charlotte 67-63 on Friday in the first Conference USA matchup of the season for both teams.
— Luke Frampton had 22 points as Western Kentucky easily defeated Tennessee Tech 88-68 on Tuesday night.
— Charles Bassey scored 27 points with 12 rebounds, scoring the game-winner on a putback with 23 seconds left and lifting Western Kentucky past Alabama 73-71 on Saturday.
— Josh Anderson scored 15 points and Taveion made two free throws with five seconds left and Western Kentucky held off Rhode Island 68-65 on Sunday.
— Charles Bassey had a career-high 29 points plus 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky beat Gardner-Webb 86-84 on Thursday night.
Prospects committed to Kentucky, Syracuse and other big college basketball schools moved up the rankings.
— Charles Bassey recorded 13 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks to carry Western Kentucky to a 96-69 win over Mississippi Valley State in its home opener on Sunday.
— Dre Davis scored 21 points, David Johnson had 17 points, six rebounds, eight assists and four steals, and Louisville beat Western Kentucky 75-54 on Tuesday night for the Cardinals fourth win in seven days.