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    Jamarion Sharp rolls his ankle vs. Kentucky

    Jamarion Sharp has to leave the game after he comes down and rolls his ankle on the foot of a defender.

    WKU 60, UK 95

    Jacob Toppin gets up for big flush for Kentucky

    Sahvir Wheeler finds Jacob Toppin who cuts to the basket to throw down a powerful two-handed dunk for Kentucky.

    WKU 60, UK 95

    Jacob Toppin sinks acrobatic spinning layup for Kentucky

    Jacob Toppin gets the quick pass inside and quickly spins in the air to avoid the defense and puts in a sweet layup for Kentucky.

    WKU 60, UK 95

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    The Wildcats' originally scheduled game for Wednesday against Louisville was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Cardinals.View the original article to see embedded media.On the same day that the Kentucky men's basketball team had to postpone its Wednesday matchup with rival Louisville because of a COVID-19 outbreak within the Cardinals' program, the Wildcats have quickly found a replacement opponent—and a worthy cause to play for.Kentucky will play Western Kentucky instead in a game that will raise money for tornado relief after a devastating tornado ravaged the region earlier this month, the school announced Monday.

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    Alex Lomax elevates for the big-time swat

    Alex Lomax elevates for the bigtime swat

    WKU 62, MEM 74

    Emoni Bates shows off his vision with nice dish vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

    Emoni Bates shows off his vision with nice dish vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

    WKU 62, MEM 74

    Jayden Hardaway gets the and-1 to fall

    Jayden Hardaway gets the and-1 to fall

    WKU 62, MEM 74

    'Smile for the camera!' Western Kentucky guard throws down emphatic poster

    Western Kentucky's Josh Anderson dunks all over his defender and draws a foul in the process.

    ALST 74, WKU 79

    Lofton's lefty jam caps LA Tech's win over Western Kentucky

    Kenneth Lofton Jr. picks off a pass on defense and throws it down with authority on the other end to punctuate the Bulldogs' win.

    LT 72, WKU 65

    Bassey drills 3 as Hilltoppers mount comeback effort

    After trailing 17-0 to begin the game, Charles Bassey knocks down a 3-pointer to bring Western Kentucky within one point of North Texas.

    UNT 61, WKU 57

    Hamlet's clutch OT bucket leads North Texas to Conference USA title

    Javion Hamlet scores the go-ahead basket late in overtime as North Texas takes down Western Kentucky to win the Conference USA tournament.

    UNT 61, WKU 57

    North Texas starts hot with 17-0 run to open game

    The Mean Green are clicking on all cylinders early as they begin the Conference USA title game with the first 17 points.

    UNT 61, WKU 57

    Hilltoppers' Anderson flies in for the putback jam

    Western Kentucky center Charles Bassey can't get a 3-pointer to go, but guard Josh Anderson glides in for the putback dunk.

    WKU 57, HOU 81

    Gorham's save turns into a 3-pointer from Grimes

    Houston forward Justin Gorham saves the ball from going out of bounds by passing to guard Quentin Grimes for a 3-pointer.

    WKU 57, HOU 81

    Anderson won't be denied on fast break slam

    Charles Bassey gets the steal and throws the ball ahead to Josh Anderson who slams it home for Western Kentucky.

    WKU 73, ALA 71

    Culver dominates down low for the WVU bucket

    Derek Culver takes advantage of the size mismatch and goes to the rack.

    WVU 64, WKU 70