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WKU slips to 12th in hoop recruiting

The Hilltoppers drop three notches in the latest ESPN listing, which expands to 40 schools. New coach Rick Stansbury's top addition is five-star center Mitchell Robinson. Basketball class rankings (Insider)

WKU sixth in recruiting ranks

The Hilltoppers scored big with big man, five-star center Mitchell Robinson, which would have been enough to put the team above and beyond in Conference USA. Still, they upped the ante even higher with four-star small forward Josh Anderson. 2017 Class Rankings (Insider)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 guard Josh Anderson tells ESPN he has committed to Western Kentucky.

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Transfers winners and losers: Good to be Syracuse

Syracuse bolstered its roster, while Ohio State saw its fall apart. Watching the transfer list can be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on who you root for.

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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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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253dJeff 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

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.6315th
Rebounds Per Game35.9Tied-223rd
Assists Per Game10.6Tied-327th
Points Allowed73.4218th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23