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2016 Schedule
8th in C-USA

Western Kentucky hires Rick Stansbury

The former Mississippi State men's basketball coach will become the next head coach at Western Kentucky, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Stansbury has been an assistant at Texas A&M for the past three seasons.

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156dJeff Goodman

Stansbury hired as Western Kentucky coach

Rick Stansbury, a Texas A&M assistant and former Mississippi State head coach, will be the next head coach at Western Kentucky.

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159dJeff Goodman

Sources: Stansbury leading candidate for WKU job

Rick Stansbury, a Texas A&M assistant and former Mississippi State head coach, is leaning toward taking the head-coaching job at Western Kentucky, a source told ESPN.

Another No. 1 seed goes down

UAB, C-USA's No. 1 seed, is the latest top seed to fall in a conference tourney. The Blazers lost to No. 8 seed Western Kentucky 88-77. Box score

Keith Lipscomb ESPN.com 

Another top seed goes down, as UAB falls to Western Kentucky in the C-USA quarters in Birmingham. The Blazers are the 12th No. 1 seed to lose thus far, and the 4th to do so in their first conference tourney game (Belmont, Bucknell and Valparaiso are the others). Chattanooga remains the only top seed to win its conference tourney.


W. Kentucky rallies late to beat Charlotte 59-54

Justin Johnson slammed home a dunk with 1:23 left in the game to give Western Kentucky its first lead since early in the first half and the Hilltoppers held on to beat Charlotte 59-54 on Saturday

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.181st
Rebounds Per Game38.663rd
Assists Per Game13.6Tied-150th
Points Allowed76.1282nd

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23