WKU BASKETBALL | Tops' C-USA Schedule Revealed

07/12/2017 01:39 PM

The WKU men’s basketball team’s Conference USA schedule has been revealed.

The Hilltoppers will play 18 conference games this season, nine home games and nine road games.

The conference portion of their schedule begins on Thursday, December 28 when they host Louisiana Tech inside Diddle Arena.

The conference schedule wraps up for WKU when it takes on UAB in Birmingham, Al. on Saturday, March 3.

Of course, WKU fans are also interested to see when their team faces its biggest rival, Middle Tennessee St. The Toppers will battle Middle Tennessee St. twice this season, once at home on Saturday, January 20 and another time on the road, Thursday, March 1 in Murfreesboro, Tn.

Overall, the Toppers will play home games against five of the top seven finishers in C-USA from last season.

Here is the complete C-USA schedule for WKU:

Dec. 28 – vs. Louisiana Tech
Dec. 30 – vs. Southern Mississippi
Jan. 6 – at Marshall
Jan. 11 – at Old Dominion
Jan. 13 – at Charlotte
Jan. 18 – vs. UAB
Jan. 20 – vs. Middle Tennessee St.
Jan. 27 – vs. Marshall
Feb. 1 – at UTEP
Feb. 3 – at UTSA
Feb. 8 – vs. Florida Atlantic
Feb. 10 – vs. FIU
Feb. 15 – at North Texas
Feb. 17 – at Rice
Feb. 22 – vs. Charlotte
Feb. 24 – vs. Old Dominion
March 1 – at Middle Tennessee St.
March 3 – at UAB

Andrew Chernoff

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