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They’ve had some some questionable losses, but Western Kentucky seemed like a troublesome group Monday night time towards Marshall.
Dominique Yates, Louisville Courier Journal

Western Kentucky men’s basketball coach Rick Stansbury may have again surgical procedure Friday morning, the program introduced Wednesday.

Stansbury has missed the last two video games because of a bulging disc in his again and has been receiving remedy from docs. 

“I anticipate a quick recovery and returning to the sidelines quickly,” Stansbury stated in a release late Wednesday afternoon. 

Stansbury had previous again points years in the past. In late-January, he began feeling ache and discomfort causing him to overlook the Feb. 7 recreation at Rice and Feb. 9 at North Texas.

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Assistant coach Marc Hsu has coached the staff on an interim foundation. The Hilltoppers have gained twice up to now, 92-85 in double additional time towards Rice and 62-fifty nine over North Texas.

WKU (15-10, 8-4 in Conference USA) has gained seven of its last eight games and is at present tied for third within the standings with North Texas. The Hilltoppers host rival Center Tennessee at 7 p.m. Thursday, adopted by Alabama-Birmingham at 2 p.m. Saturday.