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2018 Schedule
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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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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.

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Louisville holds on to defeat Western Kentucky (0:39)
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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.

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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.

Upset alert: WKU leads Texas

The 12th-seeded Lady Toppers are clinging to a 1-point lead with under four minutes left. WKU's Chastity Gooch leads all scorers with 25 points. Watch live

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Western Kentucky has had a magical season, winning the regular-season and tournament titles in its first season as a member of Conference USA. It now has a chance to play Cinderella with an upset win over Texas. It's a one-possession game with under 4 minutes left. Live on WatchESPN

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W. Kentucky holds on to take C-USA crown

Alexis Govan scored 22 points and made two free throws with 23 seconds left and Western Kentucky held on for a 60-57 win over Southern Mississippi Saturday night in the Conference USA championship.

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Princeton leads mid-major group on the rise

With five Top 25 teams, including unbeaten Princeton, the landscape for mid-majors hasn't looked this good since the 2011-12 season.

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Top A-10 teams powering mid-major rankings

Princeton still leads the way, but a pair of Atlantic 10 teams -- No. 5 George Washington and No. 7 Dayton -- prepare to meet in a huge mid-major clash.