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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (21-8)


Thu. 3/11 Fri. 3/12 Sat. 3/13 Wed. 3/17 Thu. 3/25
vs. Tx-SA 
W 80-67
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vs. UAB 
W 64-60
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vs. NorTx 
L 57-61
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@ StMry 
W 69-67
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vs. LaTech 
L 65-72
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Ledoux leads Louisiana Tech past WKU to reach NIT semis

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Kalob Ledoux scored 20 points, making 6 of 7 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech defeated Western Kentucky 72-65 on Thursday night to advance to the NIT semifinals.

Louisiana Tech (23-7) will play Mississippi State on Saturday in Texas. It will be the first time the semifinals won't be played in New York City since the tournament started in 1938.

Kenneth Lofton's steal and fast-break dunk gave Louisiana Tech a 68-60 lead with 51.9 seconds left.

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Leaders
Points: C. Bassey17.6
Rebounds: C. Bassey11.6
Assists: D. McKnight3.8
FG%: C. Bassey59.0%
FT%: T. Hollingsworth85.9%
3P%: L. Frampton41.1%
Steals: J. Anderson1.8
Blocks: C. Bassey3.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga31-1
2 Illinois24-7
3 Baylor28-2
4 Michigan23-5
5 Alabama26-7
6 Houston28-4
7 Ohio State21-10
8 Iowa22-9
9 Texas19-8
10 Arkansas25-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor28-2
2 Gonzaga31-1
3 Houston28-4
4 Michigan23-5
5 Alabama26-7
6 Arkansas25-7
7 UCLA22-10
8 Illinois24-7
9 USC25-8
10 Florida State18-7
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Western Kentucky 11-3 21-8
Old Dominion 11-5 15-8
Marshall 9-5 15-7
Florida Atlantic 7-5 13-10
Charlotte 5-11 9-16
Middle Tennessee 3-13 5-18
FIU 2-15 9-17
West
Louisiana Tech 12-4 24-8
UAB 13-5 22-7
North Texas 9-5 18-10
UTSA 9-7 15-11
UTEP 8-8 12-12
Rice 6-10 15-13
Southern Miss 4-13 8-17
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.7 (131)
Rebounds: 10.5 (129)
Assists: 13.6 (143)
FG%: 44.9% (122)
FT%: 78.8% (9)
3P%: 34.5% (140)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.0 (108)
Rebounds: 27.2 (56)
Assists: 12.4 (130)
FG%: 42.2% (122)
FT%: 73.9% (300)
3P%: 36.4% (309)
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