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2020 Schedule
3-1, 1st in C-USA
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No. 9 Louisville women pull away from Western Kentucky 75-56

Dana Evans had 19 points, Elizabeth Balogun and Elizabeth Dixon combined for 25 points and 17 rebounds in their Louisville debuts, and the No. 9 Cardinals pulled away from Western Kentucky 75-56 Tuesday night in the opener for both teams.

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Ogwumike rallies No. 24 Rice women, top W Kentucky 64-57

Erica Ogwumike scored 19 of her 22 points in the second half as No. 24 Rice rallied to its 20th straight win Friday night, a 64-57 win over fourth-seeded Western Kentucky in the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament.

Notre Dame's Mabrey throws nice no-look dime (0:21)
338d
Notre Dame's Turner rejects Elgedawy (0:15)
338d
Turner comes up with another huge rejection (0:21)
338d
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2yMechelle Voepel

Clark-Heard leaving WKU to coach Cincinnati

Michelle Clark-Heard is leaving Western Kentucky to become the women's hoops coach at Cincinnati, while her former assistant, Greg Collins, will take over as head coach of the Lady Toppers.

Oregon State wins with ease (0:37)
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Oregon State's McWilliams sets up Gulich layup (0:20)
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Green Bay Athletics
2yGraham Hays

Wellnitz looks to quarterback Green Bay to another winning season

Former middle school quarterback Jen Wellnitz hasn't played football in years, but she remains very much a product of the gridiron. The Green Bay redshirt junior guard might hold the key to the program's 20th consecutive Horizon League championship.

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2yGraham Hays

South Dakota State starts out on top of mid-major rankings

With Macy Miller back after a knee injury sidelined her for most of last season, South Dakota State holds the top spot in our first poll of the season. Northern Colorado, Green Bay, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky round out the top five.

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3yGraham Hays

UK, OSU advance -- but Belmont leaves lasting impression

The first round in Lexington, Kentucky, will be remembered for wins that set up a Kentucky-Ohio State showdown of regional powers that rarely meet. But even in a loss, Belmont was unforgettable.

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3yGraham Hays

Defense helps drive Buckeyes to second round

Kelsey Mitchell made just five field goals, but with a defense that held Western Kentucky to just 29 percent shooting, fifth-seeded Ohio State advanced to the second round, where Kentucky awaits.

Louisville holds on to defeat Western Kentucky (0:39)
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3yGraham Hays

South Dakota State tops mid-major preseason poll

How competitive is women's basketball outside of the Power 5 conferences? The two mid-major teams that met in last season's WNIT final aren't even in our preseason rankings.

Thompson, Kentucky top Missouri (0:41)
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WKU suspends swimming program

Western Kentucky put its swimming and diving program on a 5-year suspension today, after finding violations of Title IX sexual misconduct and assault, harassment and the student conduct code. Said AD Todd Stewart: "This is a very difficult and unfortunate decision on many levels." Full story

Final: Texas 66, Western Kentucky 64

A pair of Brooke McCarty gave the Longhorns the lead, and they hung on as Western Kentucky's potential game-winning 3 missed the mark. Watch replay

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WKU-Texas tied up

Ivy Brown's 3 pulled the Lady Toppers within 1, and they tied it up with 21 seconds left.

Upset alert: WKU leads Texas

The 12th-seeded Lady Toppers are clinging to a 1-point lead with under four minutes left. WKU's Chastity Gooch leads all scorers with 25 points. Watch live

ESPN Now

Western Kentucky has had a magical season, winning the regular-season and tournament titles in its first season as a member of Conference USA. It now has a chance to play Cinderella with an upset win over Texas. It's a one-possession game with under 4 minutes left. Live on WatchESPN

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5yGraham Hays

Princeton leads mid-major group on the rise

With five Top 25 teams, including unbeaten Princeton, the landscape for mid-majors hasn't looked this good since the 2011-12 season.

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5yGraham Hays

Top A-10 teams powering mid-major rankings

Princeton still leads the way, but a pair of Atlantic 10 teams -- No. 5 George Washington and No. 7 Dayton -- prepare to meet in a huge mid-major clash.