WKU BASKETBALL | Xavier is "Playing as well as anyone in the country right now"

12/04/2015 11:31 AM

The Hilltoppers Basketball team is heading north to Cincinnati to take on the 12th ranked Xavier Musketeer this Saturday.

Western Kentucky is 4-3 to start the season, and coming off a thrilling last second win over EKU. Xavier is a perfect 7-0 and playing “as well as anyone in the country” according to ‘Toppers coach Ray Harper.

Xavier is averaging 80 points per game, and have beaten their last three opponents by a combined 58 points. They feature five players scoring an average of double figures.

This is arguably Western’s toughest game of the season, especially until they head to Louisville to take on the Cardinals on December 19.

Garrett Moore

Garrett joined cn|2 as Sports Producer in July 2015. Garrett is a Kentucky native who has been enveloped by Kentucky sports culture his entire life. He is excited to contribute to the cn|2 team by covering sports in the state he loves. Outside the office, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and being a sports spectator at every level.

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