Kayla Smith sank the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds left and Kendall Noble cemented the win at the free throw line to lift Western Kentucky to a 71-69 win over No. 16 Louisville on Saturday.
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- 11/19L 74-60
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- 11/24W 84-58
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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
Brooke McCarty made two free throws for Texas with 20.8 seconds left sending the fifth-seeded Longhorns to a 66-64 victory in the first round of the NCAA NCAA Tournament on Friday.
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
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
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
Alexis Govan scored 22 points and made two free throws with 23 seconds left and Western Kentucky held on for a 60-57 win over Southern Mississippi Saturday night in the Conference USA championship.
With five Top 25 teams, including unbeaten Princeton, the landscape for mid-majors hasn't looked this good since the 2011-12 season.
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.
UTSA women come back to beat No. 24 WKU, 64-63
Western Kentucky wins 14th straight, 80-74 over UTEP
With an absence of upsets, or even many close games, the top-10 mid-major rankings remained mostly the same.
No. 25 Western Kentucky beats Old Dominion 76-60
No. 25 Western Kentucky tops Charlotte 76-61
It might not be as impressive as Princeton breaking into the Top 25 for just the second time in program history, but the 16-0 Tigers also have taken over No. 1 in Graham Hays' biweekly mid-major poll.
South Carolina remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while Western Kentucky enters the Top 25 for the first time in nearly 17 years.
Chattanooga, Long Beach State and Indiana State made their way into Graham Hays' bi-weekly poll.
After routing Michigan on the road, Princeton -- the only Ivy League team ever to open the season 9-0 -- moved up four spots to No. 2, trailing only Green Bay in Graham Hays' bi-weekly poll.
After knocking off teams from the Big Ten and Big East, Green Bay takes over the top spot in Graham Hays' bi-weekly poll.
No. 12 Louisville women top Western Kentucky 89-67
Nina Davis had 32 points and 10 rebounds in her NCAA tournament and Odyssey Sims scored 31 points for Baylor in an 87-74 first-round victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night.
From players to watch and potential upsets to the best games in the first round, espnW breaks down each region of the women's NCAA tournament.
Western Kentucky wins women's Sun Belt final