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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-12)


Sat. 2/28 Thu. 3/5 Sat. 3/7 Wed. 3/11 Thu. 3/12
vs. FIU 
W 77-61
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@ Char 
W 88-84
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@ ODU 
L 52-75
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vs. Marsh 
W 59-45
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@ UAB 
L 52-53
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Brown's jumper lifts UAB over W. Kentucky in C-USA tourney

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Nick Norton scored 11, and Robert Brown's jumper with 19 seconds left proved to be the game winner as fourth-seeded UAB beat No. 5 seed Western Kentucky 53-52 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament on Thursday night.

Brown finished with nine points for UAB (17-15), which will face top-seeded Louisiana Tech in the semifinals on Friday.

George Fant scored five during a 10-3 run which gave Western Kentucky (20-12) a 50-46 lead with two minutes left.

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Leaders
Points: T. Price17.1
Rebounds: G. Fant8.4
Assists: T. Price4.0
FG%: G. Fant53.0%
FT%: T. Price81.6%
3P%: T. Price41.3%
Steals: T. Jackson1.0
Blocks: B. Lawson1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Louisiana Tech 15-3 27-9
Old Dominion 13-5 27-8
UTEP 13-5 22-11
Western Kentucky 12-6 20-12
UAB 12-6 20-16
Middle Tennessee 9-9 19-17
FIU 8-10 16-17
UTSA 8-10 14-16
North Texas 8-10 14-17
Rice 8-10 12-20
Charlotte 7-11 14-18
Marshall 7-11 11-21
Southern Miss 4-14 9-20
Florida Atlantic 2-16 9-20
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.4 (75)
Rebounds: 11.3 (129)
Assists: 14.3 (59)
FG%: 43.5% (175)
FT%: 65.4% (303)
3P%: 36.2% (90)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 67.2 (189)
Rebounds: 25.8 (37)
Assists: 12.3 (184)
FG%: 42.1% (125)
FT%: 67.7% (89)
3P%: 32.7% (96)
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