George Fant http://wkyufm.org en WKU Men's Basketball Evens Record with Three Games Left in Regular Season http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-mens-basketball-evens-record-three-games-left-regular-season <p></p><p>A hot-shooting second half and four players in double figures Thursday night helped WKU end a three-game losing streak with a 75-57 win over ULM at E.A. Diddle Arena. The win improves WKU's record to 14-14 overall and 8-9 in Sun Belt Conference play with three games remaining in the regular season.</p><p>WKU shot 60.9 percent as a team in the second half and made six second-half three-pointers to help secure the victory, and four Hilltoppers had at least 12 points in the game led by George Fant and T.J. Price with 15 apiece. Jamal Crook added 13 points and seven assists, and Brandon Harris buried four three-pointers to finish with 12 points, and he also added six rebounds.&nbsp;</p><p>For the second-straight game WKU had at least 18 assists as a team, with 18 Thursday night on 27 made baskets. WKU scored 32 points in the paint, and the Hilltopper reserves contributed 24 points. ULM never led in the game. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:04:45 +0000 WKU Athletics 26875 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Men's Basketball Evens Record with Three Games Left in Regular Season Hilltoppers Survive Poor Free-Throw Shooting Late, Beat SIU http://wkyufm.org/post/hilltoppers-survive-poor-free-throw-shooting-late-beat-siu <p>Southern Illinois trimmed the WKU lead to one point on four different occasions in the final 5:00 of the game Wednesday night, but WKU kept the Salukis at bay and never trailed in a 58-57 win at E.A. Diddle Arena. When a Desmar Jackson three-pointer missed at the buzzer, WKU moved to 7-2 on the season with the victory.</p><p>The win was WKU's ninth-straight at E.A. Diddle Arena and 14th in the last 17 games overall. With the win, WKU matches its best start to a season since the 2007-08 team also began the campaign with a 7-2 record.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:10:51 +0000 WKU Athletics 23265 at http://wkyufm.org Hilltoppers Survive Poor Free-Throw Shooting Late, Beat SIU WKU Men's Basketball Picked Third in Sun Belt East Division http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-mens-basketball-picked-third-sun-belt-east-division <p>WKU has been picked to finish third in the Sunbelt Conference East, and sophomores George Fant and T.J. Price were named Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference performers. Voting was done by the league's head coaches and announced Wednesday in conjunction with conference media day activities. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:18:22 +0000 Lisa Autry 21192 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Men's Basketball Picked Third in Sun Belt East Division