WKU meets Southern Miss in CUSA semis
Southern Miss (20-11, 12-7) vs. Western Kentucky (19-13, 12-7)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Semifinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Friday, 3 p.m. EDT
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 21 points as Western Kentucky beat North Texas 67-51 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday night.
Jackson carries UTSA past W. Kentucky 81-76 in OT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 29 points as UTSA edged past Western Kentucky 81-76 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Jackson made 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. He added...
UTSA seeks revenge on WKU
UTSA (16-13, 10-6) vs. Western Kentucky (18-12, 11-6)
E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UTSA seeks revenge on Western Kentucky after...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 21 points as Western Kentucky narrowly defeated Southern Miss 76-71 on Sunday.
Josh Anderson had 17 points for Western Kentucky (18-12,...
WKU looks to extend streak vs Southern Miss
Southern Miss (17-10, 9-6) vs. Western Kentucky (17-12, 10-6)
E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky looks for its seventh...
Bassey carries W. Kentucky past UAB 73-67
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Charles Bassey had 18 points and 13 rebounds to carry Western Kentucky to a 73-67 win over UAB on Thursday night.
UAB looks to sweep WKU
Western Kentucky (16-12, 9-6) vs. UAB (17-11, 9-6)
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky seeks revenge on UAB after dropping the...
ODU looks to extend streak vs WKU
Western Kentucky (16-11, 9-5) vs. Old Dominion (21-6, 11-3)
Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its sixth straight...
Bryant scores 24 to lift UAB over Western Kentucky 68-60
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Zack Bryant had 24 points as UAB got past Wesetern Kentucky 68-60 on Saturday.
Tavin Lovan had 13 points and 12 rebounds for UAB (16-11, 8-6 Conference USA). Lewis Sullivan added 10 points and seven rebounds.
Western Kentucky totaled 23 points in the first half, a season low.
Savage leads Western Kentucky over Middle Tennessee 71-63
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jared Savage tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead Western Kentucky to a 71-63 win over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night.
Josh Anderson had 17 points and seven rebounds for Western Kentucky (16-10, 9-4 Conference USA), which won its fifth straight game. Charles Bassey added 13 points and four blocks. Lamonte Bearden had 11 points and eight assists for the home team.
Bearden’s 3 helps W. Kentucky get 92-85 2 OT win over Rice
HOUSTON (AP) — Lamonte Bearden drilled a 3-pointer to start the scoring in the second overtime and Western Kentucky held on to beat Rice 92-85 on Thursday night.
Josh Anderson followed Bearden's trey with a jumper and added four free throws in the final 90 seconds to secure Western Kentucky's third straight victory.
Western Kentucky finishes strong to beat UTEP 76-59
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson had 18 points and Charles Bassey recorded his fifth double-double in the last six games as Western Kentucky finished strong to beat UTEP 76-59 on Saturday night.
Bassey had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Jared Savage added 14 points for Western Kentucky (13-10, 6-4 Conference USA), which has won five of its last six games.
Western Kentucky beats UTSA in OT despite Jackson’s 46
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Charles Bassey and Lamonte Bearden scored 22 points each on Thursday night and Western Kentucky beat UTSA in overtime 96-88 despite Jhivvan Jackson's career-high 46 points for the Roadrunners.
Jackson's scoring output was the third most in program history and the second most in Conference USA history. He was 16 of 31 from the field, including 8 of 14 from 3-point range, and 6 of 8 from the foul line.
Louisiana Tech rallies to turn back Western Kentucky 62-50
RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 17 points, Anthony Duruji grabbed 11 rebounds and Amorie Archibald handed out 10 assists, matching his career high, to lead Louisiana Tech to a 62-50 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Reserve Ra'Shawn Langston pitched in 15 points for the Bulldogs (15-7, 5-4 Conference USA), who handed preseason favorite Western Kentucky its fourth conference loss.
Bassey, Savage lead W. Kentucky past Southern Miss 66-63
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Charles Bassey scored 14 points and hauled down 17 rebounds — the freshman's ninth double-double of the season — and Western Kentucky placed five in double-figure scoring to hold off Southern Miss 66-63 Thursday night.
He's had a career-best 17 rebounds in each of the last two games.
Western Kentucky hands Marshall 1st conference loss
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — 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 Monday night.
Western Kentucky (10-9, 3-3 Conference USA), which lost three straight conference games by a total of five points in early January, snapped Marshall's 30-game winning streak when leading at halftime.
Hollingsworth scores 24 in Western Kentucky’s victory
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth scored 24 points and Jared Savage hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with just over three minutes left as Western Kentucky beat Florida Atlantic 72-66 on Saturday.
Savage's shot began a 10-4 game-ending run as the Hilltoppers (9-9, 2-3 Conference USA) won after losing their three previous games by a total of five points.
WKU uses balanced attack in 68-50 win over Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jared Savage scored 13 points with four 3-pointers as Western Kentucky had 10 players score in its 68-50 win against Charlotte on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener.
The Hilltoppers (8-6) showed no effects of a letdown following their 83-76 home win over then No. 15-ranked Wisconsin on Dec. 29. The Hilltoppers are 7-3 against Power 5 schools in the last two seasons.
Anderson scores 18, WKU hangs on to beat Saint Mary’s 71-68
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson scored 18 points that included nine during a key stretch and Western Kentucky held on to beat Saint Mary's 71-68 on Saturday.
The Hilltoppers (6-6) broke a two-game skid while Saint Mary's (8-6) has lost two of its last three since snapping a four-game winning streak.
Anderson scored all nine points during a 9-3 spurt that stretched the Hilltoppers' lead to 67-56 with 3:33 remaining.
Bassey leads Western Kentucky in 78-77 upset of Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — With fewer than 30 seconds left in Western Kentucky's game against Arkansas, Hilltoppers center Charles Bassey got the ball in the lane and was met by a couple Razorbacks defenders.
Instead of forcing it, the NBA prospect made a smart read and dumped the ball off to a wide-open Marek Nelson, who laid it in with 19 seconds to go.
The Latest: UCF beats WKU 78-62 for Myrtle Beach title
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Myrtle Beach Invitational (all times local):
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.
The Latest: Valparaiso never trails, beats Monmouth 64-53
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Myrtle Beach Invitational (all times local):
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 Invitational.