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— 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.
— Taveion Hollingsworth scored 21 points including two free throws with 3.3 seconds remaining to lift Western Kentucky to a 69-67 win over Saint Mary's in a first-round NIT game Wednesday night.
— Javion Hamlet scored six of his 20 points after regulation, including the go-ahead basket with 13.9 seconds left, and North Texas beat Western Kentucky 61-57 in overtime on...
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— Taveion Hollingsworth converted a go-ahead three-point play with 25 seconds left to propel Western Kentucky to a 60-57 win over Old Dominion in a regular-season finale on Saturday.
— Austin Trice made a jumper with 1:34 left to give Old Dominion the lead en route to a 71-69 win over Western Kentucky on Friday night.
— Charles Bassey had 22 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks as Western Kentucky topped Florida International 71-59 on Monday.
— Carson Williams scored 21 points and Western Kentucky rolled past Florida International 91-58 on Sunday.
— Quentin Grimes scored a career-high 33 points and had six rebounds to help No. 12 Houston beat Western Kentucky 81-57 on Thursday night.
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— Charles Bassey had 21 points as Western Kentucky rolled past Rice 89-66 on Saturday.
— Charles Bassey had 18 points and 12 rebounds as Western Kentucky topped Rice 77-71 on Friday night. Taveion Hollingsworth and Josh Anderson added 17 points each for the Hilltoppers.
— Charles Bassey scored 23 points with 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 68-52 on Sunday.
— Charles Bassey scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 82-67 on Saturday.
— Jordan Rawls made a pair of free throws with five seconds left and Western Kentucky defeated rival Marshall 69-67 on Sunday.
— Josh Anderson scored a season-high 22 points and Charles Bassey added 21 points with 18 rebounds and four blocks as Western Kentucky got past Marshall 81-73 on Friday.
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— Amorie Archibald had 14 points as Louisiana Tech edged past W. Kentucky 63-58 on Saturday night.
— Taveion Hollingsworth made a layup with 45 seconds remaining and added a free throw with 23 seconds left to give Western Kentucky a 66-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Friday night. Taveion Hollingsworth followed with a free throw to help secure the...
— Jahmir Young scored five of his 24 points in overtime to lead Charlotte to a 75-71 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.