NCAA Men's Basketball

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-14)


Sun. 3/3 Wed. 3/6 Thu. 3/14 Fri. 3/15 Sat. 3/16
vs. SouMis 
W 76-71
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vs. Tx-SA 
L 76-81
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vs. NorTx 
W 67-51
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vs. SouMis 
W 70-59
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@ ODU 
L 56-62
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Green lifts Old Dominion over WKU 62-56 for CUSA title

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Xavier Green and Ahmad Caver wore winners' basketball nets as necklaces Saturday night.

Green scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to lead Old Dominion to a 62-56 victory over Western Kentucky in the Conference USA Tournament championship game.

Top-seeded Old Dominion (26-8), the eighth-stingiest scoring defense in the latest NCAA statistics (61.2 points per game), won three tournament games by a total of nine points to earn its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2011.

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Leaders
Points: C. Bassey14.6
Rebounds: C. Bassey10.0
Assists: T. Hollingsworth2.2
FG%: C. Bassey62.7%
FT%: T. Hollingsworth77.1%
3P%: J. Savage36.0%
Steals: J. Anderson1.7
Blocks: C. Bassey2.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Old Dominion 13-5 26-9
Marshall 11-7 23-14
Southern Miss 11-7 20-13
Western Kentucky 11-7 20-14
UTSA 11-7 17-15
FIU 10-8 20-14
UAB 10-8 20-15
Louisiana Tech 9-9 20-13
North Texas 8-10 21-12
Florida Atlantic 8-10 17-16
Rice 8-10 13-19
Middle Tennessee 8-10 11-21
Charlotte 5-13 8-21
UTEP 3-15 8-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.4 (215)
Rebounds: 10.1 (171)
Assists: 12.3 (260)
FG%: 44.7% (163)
FT%: 72.4% (116)
3P%: 32.7% (266)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.3 (122)
Rebounds: 26.8 (66)
Assists: 13.1 (191)
FG%: 41.9% (84)
FT%: 68.6% (81)
3P%: 34.5% (207)