FRISCO, Texas (WBKO) --- WKU Hilltopper Basketball enters this week’s Conference USA Championship as the No. 2 seed and will face either No. 7 FIU or No. 10 North Texas in the quarterfinals at 8:30 p.m. CT Thursday in Frisco, Texas. The game will air on Stadium and on WKU-PBS locally in Bowling Green.
The Hilltoppers lost their only meeting with FIU this year, 77-76 at home on Jan. 17 on Brian Beard’s layup just before the buzzer. WKU is 34-8 all-time against the Panthers.
WKU won 62-59 at North Texas on Feb. 9 to start a string of seven straight losses for the Mean Green. WKU is 21-5 all-time vs. North Texas, including nine straight victories.