Keeping up with WKU basketball’s incoming class: Dec. 7

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The Western Kentucky basketball program has signed five players toward its 2018 recruiting class.

Here's a look at how their seasons are going at their respective schools:

FORWARD MATTHEW HORTON: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, is averaging 9.4 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game. Horton is shooting 61.7 percent from the field. Shelton (9-0) hosts Wallace Community College-Selma on Monday.

GUARD TREVELIN QUEEN: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, averaging 27.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.4 steals and three assists per game for the New Mexico Military Institute. Queen is shooting 50.4 percent from the floor and 34.9 percent from 3 for the Broncos (8-6) who play at Odessa College on Jan. 8.

GUARD JEREMIAH GAMBRELL: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, Gambrell is averaging 27.4 points per game for the Madison (Houston, Texas) High School Marlins (5-5). Gambrell scored 30 points Tuesday in a three-point loss to Bellaire High School and 26 points Friday in a 13-point loss to Yates High School on Friday.

FORWARD GALEN SMITH: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, Smith is averaging 17.8 points per game and shooting 68.4 percent from the field for Kahuku High and Intermediate School (4-0) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

GUARD DALANO BANTON: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, at Redemption Christian Academy in Northfield, Mass. Banton recently scored 37 points in a loss to the Hill School and had 32 points and five assists in a win over Covenant College Prep. RCA hosts Commonwealth Academy on Friday.

CENTER CAMERON FINI: Committed to WKU in August, plans to join the Hilltoppers as a walk-on. Fini scored 25 points Thursday in an 80-33 win over Christopher High School for Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif. The Warriors (2-0) travel to Evergreen Valley High School on Friday.

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