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Conference USA Basketball - Week 5 of 18

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Standings

Where are the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers going to finish in the regular season standings and be seeded in the post season tournament? The Western Kentucky standings table presents the probabilities of the Hilltoppers winning different finishing spots. All future unplayed conference games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Conference USA Basketball Standings
Record Rcrd Regular Season Finish
Team Wi
Schedule Content
Number of Wins
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Hover/Touch Content
Recent Games
L GPi
Games Played
16 game season
1*
First Round Bye
2*
First Round Bye
3*
First Round Bye
4*
First Round Bye
5*
First Round Bye
6*
First Round Bye
7*
First Round Bye
8 9
Liberty 0i
Liberty Recent Games

Won  Sat, Nov 25 vs MD Eastern Shore  99-62 
Lost Thu, Nov 30 @  Florida At.       58-83 
Lost Fri, Dec 01 vs Charleston        67-76 
Won  Tue, Dec 05 vs Miss. Valley St.  74-39 
     Sat, Dec 09 vs Grand Canyon     
     Wed, Dec 13 vs Tennessee St.    
     Sat, Dec 16 vs St. Andrews      
     Wed, Dec 20 @  Utah Valley      

0 0 34% 23% 15% 11% 8% 5% 3% 1% <1%
Louisiana Tech 0
Louisiana Tech Recent Games

Won  Sat, Nov 25 vs Dillard          105-65 
Lost Wed, Nov 29 @  New Mexico        65-74 
Won  Sat, Dec 02 vs Nicholls St.      68-55 
Won  Tue, Dec 05 @  Stephen F. Austin  56-49 
     Sat, Dec 09 vs LA Lafayette     
     Tue, Dec 12 vs SE Louisiana     
     Sat, Dec 16 @  St. Louis        
     Wed, Dec 20 @  Seattle          

0 0 32% 22% 16% 11% 8% 5% 3% 1% <1%
Western Kentucky 0
Western Kentucky Recent Games

Lost Sat, Nov 25 @  Canisius          77-85 
Lost Sun, Nov 26 vs NC Ashvlle        67-77 
Won  Wed, Nov 29 vs Campbellsville   101-77 
Won  Sun, Dec 03 vs E. Kentucky       79-69 
     Sat, Dec 09 @  Buffalo          
     Tue, Dec 12 @  Wright St.       
     Sat, Dec 16 vs Austin Peay      
     Tue, Dec 19 @  California Baptist 

0 0 10% 14% 14% 13% 13% 12% 10% 8% 5%
Sam Houston 0
Sam Houston Recent Games

Won  Wed, Nov 22 @  Grambling         86-68 
Won  Sat, Nov 25 vs Paul Quinn        78-61 
Lost Wed, Nov 29 @  Arizona St.       61-78 
Won  Sun, Dec 03 vs Lamar             90-70 
     Sat, Dec 09 @  Missouri St.     
     Tue, Dec 12 vs UL Monroe        
     Fri, Dec 15 vs TX St.           
     Wed, Dec 20 @  Grand Canyon     

0 0 9% 13% 14% 14% 13% 12% 11% 9% 6%
UTEP 0
UTEP Recent Games

Lost Wed, Nov 22 @  Bradley           59-63 
Lost Sat, Nov 25 @  Loyola Marymount  47-67 
Lost Wed, Nov 29 vs TX A&M C.C.       63-67 
Won  Mon, Dec 04 vs Western N.M.      90-62 
     Sat, Dec 09 @  Oregon           
     Sun, Dec 17 @  Abilene Christian 
     Wed, Dec 20 vs Norfolk St.      
     Thu, Dec 21 vs TBD              

0 0 6% 10% 12% 13% 13% 13% 13% 12% 9%
Middle Tenn. 0
Middle Tenn. Recent Games

Lost Sat, Nov 25 vs Ohio              68-80 
Won  Sun, Nov 26 @  UMKC              63-59 
Lost Sat, Dec 02 vs Wofford           64-74 
Won  Tue, Dec 05 vs Missouri St.      77-73 
     Sat, Dec 09 vs Belmont          
     Tue, Dec 19 @  St. Mary's       
     Fri, Dec 22 @  Southern Utah    
     Sat, Dec 30 @  Murray State     

0 0 5% 9% 12% 12% 13% 13% 13% 13% 10%
Jacksonville StateJacksnvlle St. 0
Jacksonville State Recent Games

Won  Fri, Nov 24 @  Texas-SA          77-62 
Won  Sun, Nov 26 @  Incarnate W.      67-65 
Won  Thu, Nov 30 vs South Alabama     70-52 
Lost Sun, Dec 03 vs E. Tennessee St.  59-61 
     Fri, Dec 08 vs UIC              
     Thu, Dec 14 @  Wisconsin        
     Mon, Dec 18 @  Tarleton St.     
     Thu, Dec 21 @  UALR             

0 0 2% 4% 7% 10% 12% 14% 15% 17% 19%
New Mexico St. 0
New Mexico St. Recent Games

Lost Wed, Nov 22 vs Southern Illinois  54-81 
Lost Sun, Nov 26 @  Louisville        84-90 
Won  Tue, Nov 28 vs Southwest (NM)    84-49 
Lost Sat, Dec 02 @  New Mexico        62-106
     Tue, Dec 12 vs Northern N.M.    
     Fri, Dec 15 vs New Mexico       
     Tue, Dec 19 @  Stephen F. Austin 
     Fri, Dec 22 @  Tulsa            

0 0 1% 3% 5% 9% 11% 13% 16% 19% 23%
FIU 0
FIU Recent Games

Lost Tue, Nov 21 vs Loyola Marymount  60-61 
Won  Sun, Nov 26 vs Kennesaw St.      91-84 
Lost Wed, Nov 29 vs Fla GC            65-68 
Won  Sat, Dec 02 vs LIU               74-59 
     Wed, Dec 13 @  Florida At.      
     Sat, Dec 16 vs Trinity (FL)     
     Tue, Dec 19 vs Stetson          
     Thu, Dec 21 vs Maine            

0 0 1% 2% 4% 7% 10% 13% 16% 20% 27%
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • Table Sorting Method
  • * denotes first round bye in the post season conference tournament


(3) Hilltoppers 1st Round Playoff Matchup Probabilities
Record Probability
Opponent W L
Bye 87%
(9)FIU 0 0 4%
(8)New Mexico St. 0 0 3%
(7)Jacksonville StateJacksnvlle St. 0 0 3%
(6)Middle Tenn. 0 0 1%
(5)UTEP 0 0 1%
(4)Sam Houston 0 0 1%
(1)Liberty 0 0 <1%
(2)Louisiana Tech 0 0 <1%
Elimination X



Hilltoppers Conference Schedule
Current Week 5
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
9 Liberty
(7‑2)
  Home Sat Jan 6, 6:00 am
10 Sam Houston
(5‑4)
  Away Wed Jan 10, TBD
10 Jacksonville StateJacksnvlle St.
(4‑5)
  Home Sat Jan 13, 5:00 am
11 New Mexico St.
(4‑6)
  Away Thu Jan 18, TBD
11 UTEP
(6‑3)
  Away Sat Jan 20, 9:00 am
12 FIU
(3‑7)
  Home Thu Jan 25, 8:00 am
13 Sam Houston
(5‑4)
  Home Thu Feb 1, 9:00 am
13 Middle Tenn.
(5‑5)
  Home Sat Feb 3, 8:00 am
14 Louisiana Tech
(7‑2)
  Away Wed Feb 7, 7:00 am
14 Jacksonville StateJacksnvlle St.
(4‑5)
  Away Sat Feb 10, 5:00 am
15 UTEP
(6‑3)
  Home Thu Feb 15, 7:00 am
15 New Mexico St.
(4‑6)
  Home Sat Feb 17, 3:00 am
16 Middle Tenn.
(5‑5)
  Away Sat Feb 24, TBD
17 Louisiana Tech
(7‑2)
  Home Wed Feb 28, 8:00 am
17 FIU
(3‑7)
  Away Sat Mar 2, 6:00 am
18 Liberty
(7‑2)
  Away Sat Mar 9, 1:00 am


Hilltoppers Nonconference Schedule
Week Wk Opponent Conference Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Ky. Wesleyan ‑‑ 90‑64 Home Mon Nov 6, 8:30 am
1 Wichita St.
(7‑2)
American AthleticAm. Athletic 61‑71 Away Thu Nov 9, 7:30 am
2 Murray State
(3‑4)
Missouri ValleyMissouri Valley 86‑81 Away Tue Nov 14, 8:00 am
2 Kent State
(5‑6)
MACMAC 95‑75 Home Sat Nov 18, 8:00 am
3 Bowling Green
(5‑3)
MACMAC 72‑65 Home Fri Nov 24, 7:00 am
3 Canisius
(6‑4)
Metro AtlanticMetro Atlantic 77‑85 Away Sat Nov 25, 2:00 am
3 N.C. Asheville
(5‑4)
Big SouthBig South 67‑77 Home Sun Nov 26, 11:00 am
4 Campbellsville ‑‑ 101‑77 Home Wed Nov 29, 8:00 am
4 Eastern Kentucky
(3‑3)
Atlantic SunAtlantic Sun 79‑69 Home Sun Dec 3, 5:00 am
5 Buffalo
(1‑8)
MACMAC   Away Sat Dec 9, 2:00 am
6 Wright St.
(3‑5)
HorizonHorizon   Away Tue Dec 12, 7:00 am
6 Austin Peay
(4‑6)
Atlantic SunAtlantic Sun   Home Sat Dec 16, 3:00 am
7 California Baptist
(6‑2)
WACWAC   Away Tue Dec 19, 10:00 am
8 Abilene Christian
(3‑6)
WACWAC   Home Sat Dec 30, 3:00 am