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2019 Schedule
10-9, 6th in C-USA

Western Kentucky hands Marshall 1st conference loss

Josh Anderson scored 25 points with five steals, Charles Bassey had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for his eighth double-double of his freshman season and Western Kentucky handed Marshall its first conference loss of the season, 68-59 on...

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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223dJeff 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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230dDarren 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)
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371dJohn Gasaway

Giant Killers: These double-digit seeds could pose problems

What makes a team like Houston a potential Giant Killer? The Cougars are built to make trouble in March, especially as a double-digit seed. And they're not the only ones ready to be David vs. a Goliath.

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)

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.4
Rebounds Per Game36.6
Assists Per Game11.9
Points Allowed71.1Tied-169th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23