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2018 Schedule
2nd in C-USA
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177dMechelle Voepel

Clark-Heard leaving WKU to coach Cincinnati

Michelle Clark-Heard is leaving Western Kentucky to become the women's hoops coach at Cincinnati, while her former assistant, Greg Collins, will take over as head coach of the Lady Toppers.

Oregon State wins with ease (0:37)
Oregon State's McWilliams sets up Gulich layup (0:20)
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W Kentucky women head back to NCAA, top UAB 72-57

Tashia Brown scored seven of her 25 points in less than two minutes and Western Kentucky went on to claim its 20th NCAA Tournament berth with a 72-57 win over UAB in the Conference USA title game on Saturday.

Green Bay Athletics
297dGraham Hays

Wellnitz looks to quarterback Green Bay to another winning season

Former middle school quarterback Jen Wellnitz hasn't played football in years, but she remains very much a product of the gridiron. The Green Bay redshirt junior guard might hold the key to the program's 20th consecutive Horizon League championship.

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310dGraham Hays

South Dakota State starts out on top of mid-major rankings

With Macy Miller back after a knee injury sidelined her for most of last season, South Dakota State holds the top spot in our first poll of the season. Northern Colorado, Green Bay, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky round out the top five.

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552dGraham Hays

UK, OSU advance -- but Belmont leaves lasting impression

The first round in Lexington, Kentucky, will be remembered for wins that set up a Kentucky-Ohio State showdown of regional powers that rarely meet. But even in a loss, Belmont was unforgettable.

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Ohio St. holds off late W. Kentucky charge

Kelsey Mitchell and Asia Doss each scored 15 points, Shayla Cooper grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds and Ohio State withstood a late charge from Western Kentucky for a 70-63 victory on Friday in

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552dGraham Hays

Defense helps drive Buckeyes to second round

Kelsey Mitchell made just five field goals, but with a defense that held Western Kentucky to just 29 percent shooting, fifth-seeded Ohio State advanced to the second round, where Kentucky awaits.

Louisville holds on to defeat Western Kentucky (0:39)
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689dGraham Hays

South Dakota State tops mid-major preseason poll

How competitive is women's basketball outside of the Power 5 conferences? The two mid-major teams that met in last season's WNIT final aren't even in our preseason rankings.

Thompson, Kentucky top Missouri (0:41)

WKU suspends swimming program

Western Kentucky put its swimming and diving program on a 5-year suspension today, after finding violations of Title IX sexual misconduct and assault, harassment and the student conduct code. Said AD Todd Stewart: "This is a very difficult and unfortunate decision on many levels." Full story

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Texas holds off Western Kentucky to advance

Brooke McCarty made two free throws for Texas with 20.8 seconds left sending the fifth-seeded Longhorns to a 66-64 victory in the first round of the NCAA NCAA Tournament on Friday.

Final: Texas 66, Western Kentucky 64

A pair of Brooke McCarty gave the Longhorns the lead, and they hung on as Western Kentucky's potential game-winning 3 missed the mark. Watch replay

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WKU-Texas tied up

Ivy Brown's 3 pulled the Lady Toppers within 1, and they tied it up with 21 seconds left.