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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-7)


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@ NorTx
W 102-94
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@ Rice
W 85-66
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Western Kentucky dominates Rice in 85-66 win

HOUSTON (AP) Darius Thompson scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists, Justin Johnson also got a double-double and Western Kentucky dominated Rice in an 85-66 win Saturday night.

Thompson had four 3-pointers and finished 6 of 8 from the field, while Johnson added 16 points to go with 13 rebounds. Dwight Coleby and Josh Anderson added 12 points apiece and Lamonte Bearden had 11 for Western Kentucky, which shot 56 percent from the field, including 10 for 18 from long range.

The Hilltoppers (20-7, 12-2 Conference USA) scored the game's first 10 points, took a 48-31 advantage into the break and never trailed in securing the program's 44th 20-win season.

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Leaders
Points: D. Thompson15.0
Rebounds: J. Johnson9.5
Assists: D. Thompson4.8
FG%: J. Johnson51.9%
FT%: L. Bearden82.9%
3P%: D. Thompson40.7%
Steals: L. Bearden1.7
Blocks: D. Coleby1.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia24-2
2 Michigan State26-3
3 Villanova24-3
4 Xavier24-4
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Purdue23-5
7 Texas Tech22-5
8 Ohio State22-6
9 Gonzaga25-4
10 Auburn23-4
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State26-3
2 Villanova24-3
3 Virginia24-2
4 Xavier24-4
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Texas Tech22-5
7 Purdue23-5
8 Gonzaga25-4
9 Ohio State22-6
10 Duke21-5
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 14-1 22-5
Old Dominion 12-2 21-5
Western Kentucky 12-2 20-7
Marshall 10-4 19-8
UTSA 8-6 15-12
UAB 8-7 17-11
North Texas 7-7 14-13
Louisiana Tech 7-8 16-12
Southern Miss 6-9 13-15
Florida Atlantic 5-9 11-15
FIU 5-9 11-16
UTEP 3-11 8-18
Rice 2-12 5-22
Charlotte 1-13 5-20
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 78.7 (67)
Rebounds: 9.4 (247)
Assists: 13.7 (178)
FG%: 49.7% (16)
FT%: 70.0% (225)
3P%: 36.8% (95)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.1 (122)
Rebounds: 26.1 (120)
Assists: 13.8 (215)
FG%: 42.4% (96)
FT%: 73.4% (293)
3P%: 35.4% (209)
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