NCAA Basketball

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (19-13)


Sat. 2/19 Sat. 2/26 Wed. 3/2 Sat. 3/5 Thu. 3/10
vs. ODU 
W 73-64
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@ MiddTn 
L 52-69
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@ Marsh 
W 86-72
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vs. Marsh 
W 78-69
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vs. LaTech 
L 57-59
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Lofton's layup leads Louisiana Tech past Western Kentucky

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.

Lofton tallied 15 points and 12 rebounds and Keaston Willis had 17 points for Louisiana Tech (23-9). David Green added 10 points.

Dayvion McKnight had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (19-13). Josh Anderson added 16 points and Camron Justice had 15 points. Jamarion Sharp had 10 rebounds, and six blocks.

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Leaders
Points: D. McKnight16.1
Rebounds: J. Sharp7.6
Assists: D. McKnight5.5
FG%: D. McKnight47.0%
FT%: D. McKnight77.0%
3P%: L. Frampton38.6%
Steals: J. Anderson2.4
Blocks: J. Sharp4.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga28-4
2 Arizona33-4
3 Kansas34-6
4 Baylor27-7
5 Tennessee27-8
6 Villanova30-8
7 Kentucky26-8
8 Auburn28-6
9 Duke32-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas34-6
2 North Carolina29-10
3 Duke32-7
4 Villanova30-8
5 Gonzaga28-4
6 Arizona33-4
7 Houston32-6
8 Arkansas28-9
9 Baylor27-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Middle Tennessee 13-5 26-11
Western Kentucky 11-7 19-13
Florida Atlantic 11-7 19-15
Charlotte 10-8 17-14
Old Dominion 8-10 13-19
FIU 5-13 15-17
Marshall 4-14 12-21
West
North Texas 16-2 25-7
UAB 14-4 27-8
Louisiana Tech 12-6 24-10
UTEP 11-7 20-14
Rice 7-11 16-17
UTSA 3-15 10-22
Southern Miss 1-17 7-26
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.4 (60)
Rebounds: 8.5 (285)
Assists: 13.9 (115)
FG%: 46.7% (44)
FT%: 71.4% (181)
3P%: 35.4% (88)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.2 (183)
Rebounds: 26.9 (62)
Assists: 15.6 (345)
FG%: 41.7% (98)
FT%: 70.8% (138)
3P%: 34.1% (226)
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