BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Weatherspoon scored 14 points and No. 21 Florida Atlantic defeated Western Kentucky 70-63 on Saturday to remain undefeated at home.
The victory extended FAU’s winning streak to a program-record 20 games, which is now the nation’s longest.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Cobe Williams scored 20 points and Isaiah Crawford added five in the overtime as Louisiana Tech defeated Western Kentucky 85-74 on Thursday night.
Williams shot 7 for 15 (3 for 8 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (11-8, 4-4 Conference USA).
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight scored 27 points and Dontaie Allen sealed the victory with a 3-pointer with 29 seconds remaining as Western Kentucky knocked off UAB 80-78 on Wednesday.
McKnight shot 10 for 21 and 4 of 5 from the free throw line for the Hilltoppers (10-6, 2-3 Conference USA).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Meechie Johnson hit six 3-pointers and finished with 25 points — both career bests — and freshman Gregory Jackson II added 12 points and a season-high 16 rebounds to help South Carolina beat Western Kentucky 65-58 Thursday night.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Emmanuel Akot's 20 points helped Western Kentucky defeat Austin Peay 75-74 on Wednesday night.
Akot was 8 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 3 for 4 from the line for the Hilltoppers (7-1).
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Luke Frampton scored 18 points as Western Kentucky beat South Carolina State 90-64 on Saturday night.
Frampton finished 6 of 10 from 3-point range for the Hilltoppers (6-1).
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Luke Frampton had 19 points in Western Kentucky's 71-65 win over Tulane on Wednesday.
Frampton also contributed seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (5-1). Fallou Diagne scored 13 points while shooting 5 for 9, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Emmanuel Akot had 14 points in Western Kentucky's 78-66 win over Illinois State on Tuesday.
Akot was 3 of 6 shooting, including 3 for 3 from distance, and went 5 for 8 from the line for the Hilltoppers (4-1).
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Enrique Freeman had 18 points in Akron's 72-53 win against Western Kentucky on Monday.
Freeman added 11 rebounds for the Zips (3-1). Xavier Castaneda scored 16 points, going 6 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from distance, and 3 for 3 from the line.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight had 16 points in Western Kentucky’s 68-50 victory against Indianapolis on Tuesday night.
McKnight had seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (3-0). Jairus Hamilton scored 13 points, going 5 of 6 from the field.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Luke Frampton made six of Western Kentucky’s program-record 19 3-pointers and the Hilltoppers defeated Kentucky State 127-61 on Saturday night.
Jairus Hamilton added 18 points and 10 rebounds and Emmanuel Akot had 17 points, Dayvion McKnight 16, Dontaie Allen 15 and Khristian Lander 13.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Luke Frampton scored 21 points as Western Kentucky came from behind to beat Eastern Kentucky 66-60 on Thursday night.
Frampton was 6 of 8 shooting, including 5 for 6 from distance, and went 4 for 5 from the line for the Hilltoppers (1-0).
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kenneth Lofton Jr. made a layup with 24 seconds left to give Louisiana Tech the lead en route to a 59-57 win over Western Kentucky in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight and Jairus Hamilton scored 16 points apiece as Western Kentucky beat Marshall 78-69 on Saturday. Luke Frampton and Jamarion Sharp each added 12 points for the Hilltoppers.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Camron Justice scored a season-high 27 points as Western Kentucky beat Marshall 86-72 on Wednesday night. Dayvion McKnight added 23 points for the Hilltoppers.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Camryn Weston had 10 rebounds and 10 assists to carry Middle Tennessee to a 69-52 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night, the Blue Raiders' eighth consecutive victory.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight had 23 points as Western Kentucky beat Old Dominion 73-64 on Saturday for its seventh straight victory.
Camron Justice had 13 points for the Hilltoppers (17-11, 9-6 Conference USA).
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight scored 22 points as Western Kentucky beat Charlotte 77-67 on Thursday night. Camron Justice added 20 points for the Hilltoppers. Justice also had seven assists.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight tossed in 26 points and Camron Justice scored 24 to lead Western Kentucky to an 87-77 victory over Southern Miss on Monday night.
McKnight shot 8 for 10 from the line and added seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (15-11, 7-6 Conference USA), who won for a fifth straight time.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Thomas Bell scored 17 points with six rebounds and four assists to lead North Texas to a 65-60 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Tylor Perry made 8 of 11 free throws and added 13 points with seven assists for the Mean Green (11-4, 4-1 Conference USA).
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — As teammate Kellan Grady strung together long jumpers, Oscar Tshiebwe outrebounded Western Kentucky all by himself on a record-breaking night that supplanted Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Camron Justice scored a career-high 25 points with five 3-pointers and Western Kentucky beat Louisville for the first time in their last 10 meetings, 82-72, on Saturday.
Seven-foot-5 Jamarion Sharp added 14 points — 10 off dunks — plus eight rebounds and four blocks.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jamarion Sharp had 16 points, nine rebounds and six blocks, Jairus Hamilton had 13 points and 12 boards and Western Kentucky never trailed as the Hilltoppers beat Mississippi 71-48 on Saturday night at the Holiday Hoopsgiving.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Duren had 22 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks as No. 11 Memphis beat Western Kentucky 74-62 in a sloppy game on Friday night.
DeAndre Williams added 13 points and Earl Timberlake finished with 10 for the Tigers (4-0).
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jermaine Couisnard hit a clutch 3-pointer to blunt a Western Kentucky rally, finishing with 16 points, and South Carolina held off the Hilltoppers 75-64 in the consolation game of the inaugural Asheville Championship on Sunday.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jamison Battle scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half, Payton Willis added 19 points and Minnesota held off Western Kentucky 73-69 on Friday night in the inaugural Asheville Championship.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jairus Hamilton had 21 points and Western Kentucky defeated Alabama State 79-74 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Dayvion McKnight had 19 points and six assists for Western Kentucky.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kalob Ledoux scored 20 points, making 6 of 7 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech defeated Western Kentucky 72-65 on Thursday night to advance to the NIT semifinals...
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HUNTINGTON — Jannson Williams made the big shot and Taevion Kinsey made the big difference in the Marshall Thundering Herd going to 3-0 in Conference USA men's basketball.
Williams popped in a 3-point field goal from the top of the circle with 21 seconds left Saturday night, bringing Marshall back from a 15-point first-half deficit to defeat Western Kentucky University 70-69 with 7,687 spectators in the Cam Henderson Center crowd.
HUNTINGTON — One game doesn’t a season make.
Even when it’s a big one such as Western Kentucky University at Marshall University in Conference USA men’s basketball at 7 p.m. Saturday in Cam Henderson Center.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University welcomes Conference USA favorite Western Kentucky University for a key men's basketball clash Saturday.
Western Kentucky (8-7, 1-1 C-USA) was picked first ahead of defending champion Marshall (9-6, 2-0) in a preseason poll of the league's head coaches.
CONWAY, S.C. — An error-filled, off-themark performance Friday night has the West Virginia University men's basketball team gearing up for a Sunday consolation game in the Myrtle Beach Invitational, where the Mountaineers will try to escape with a .500 record.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall's Thundering Herd finished fourth last season in the Conference USA men's basketball regular season race and continued on to win the big prize at the end.
Marshall was 12-6 in the 2018 C-USA regular season and behind Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion and Western Kentucky in the standings before rolling to the conference tournament championship and then advancing into the NCAA tournament second round.
FRISCO, Texas - Marshall's Thundering Herd rode the long-range shooting of Jon Elmore to win the Conference USA men's basketball championship Saturday night, defeating Western Kentucky 67-66 to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Justin Johnson had 25 points and a career-high seven rebounds, and Western Kentucky beat Florida International 83-76 on Saturday night.
Johnson passed Greg Smith into sixth place on WKU's all-time rebounding list and moved into 10th for minutes played.