WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltoppers Getting Prepared for C-USA Tourney

03/06/2018 04:07 PM

The WKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for this week’s Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Tx.

The Hilltoppers (22-9, 14-4) are the No. 3 seed in the bracket and will face either No. 6-seeded UAB (19-12, 10-8) or No. 11-seeded Florida Atlantic (12-18, 6-12) on Thursday at 10 p.m. ET inside the Ford Center at The Star.

WKU enters the tournament on a two-game losing streak.

Spectrum News’ Ryan Dearbone joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview the upcoming tournament:

On Monday, C-USA announced that WKU’s Justin Johnson was named to the 2017-18 All-Conference USA First Team, while Darius Thompson was named to the 2017-18 All-Conference USA Second Team. Taveion Hollingsworth was named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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