Keeping up with WKU basketball’s incoming class: Dec. 1

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

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

Junior forward Matthew Horton: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, is averaging 8.6 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game. Horton is shooting 62.8 percent from the field. Shelton (8-0) plays at Chattahoochee Valley Community College on Monday.

Junior guard Trevelin Queen: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, averaging 27.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.7 steals and 3.2 assists for the New Mexico Military Institute. Queen is shooting 51.2 percent from the floor and 34.9 percent from 3 for the Broncos (7-5) who play at New Mexico Junior College on Saturday.

Freshman guard Jeremiah Gambrell: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, Gambrell is averaging 27.3 points per game for the Madison (Houston, Texas) High School Marlins (5-3).

Freshman forward Galen Smith: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, Smith and Kahuku High and Intermediate School in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Red Raiders opened their season Wednesday with a 43-41 win over Campbell High School and Smith scored 27. KHS faces Mililani High on Friday.

Freshman center Dalano Banton: Signed with Western Kentucky in November, at Redemption Christian Academy in Northfields, 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.

Freshman center Cameron Fini: Committed to WKU in August and plans to join the Hilltoppers as a walk-on. Fini and Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif., open their season Saturday at Concord High School.

— Follow WBKO sportswriter Chad Bishop on Twitter @MrChadBishop