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 is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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