BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Hilltopper Basketball has added a nationally televised non-conference street recreation at No. 6/5 Houston on Thursday night time.
Now a number of video games beneath the NCAA most of 27 due to postponed Convention USA collection, the Hilltoppers will fill a kind of vacancies in opposition to the nationally ranked Cougars (18-3, No. 7 NET), who most lately beat Cincinnati 90-52 on Sunday.
WKU’s recreation at Houston is ready for a 6 p.m. CT tip Thursday on ESPN2.
This isn’t the primary recreation the Hilltoppers have added in-season this yr. Along with becoming a member of the Crossover Basic in South Dakota on three days discover (wins over Northern Iowa, Memphis, six-point loss to West Virginia), WKU additionally added a street recreation at Alabama (#eight in NET) on lower than per week’s discover, profitable 73-71 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Hilltoppers are 1-Three all-time in opposition to Houston, together with 0-1 on the street. The groups final met in WKU’s 74-72 dwelling loss on Feb. 9, 2010.
Due to the addition of Thursday’s recreation, WKU’s dwelling collection in opposition to FIU has been pushed again to 2 p.m. CT Sunday and midday Monday in E.A. Diddle Area.
The Hilltoppers’ closing league collection at dwelling in opposition to Outdated Dominion the next week stays unchanged.
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