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1959-60 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-7, .750 W-L% (21st of 175)
Conference: 10-2, 1st in OVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: E.A. Diddle (21-7)

PS/G: 80.3 (9th of 175) ▪ PA/G: 73.4 (113th of 175)
SRS: 6.03 (41st of 175) ▪ SOS: -0.85 (91st of 175)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast First Round (107-84) versus Miami (FL)
Lost Mideast Regional Semifinal (98-79) versus Ohio State
Won Mideast Regional Third Place (97-87) versus Ohio

AP Poll Summary

12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 Final
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Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Thu, Dec 10, 1959 REG @ Seton Hall Ind W 78 69 1 0 W 1 Walsh Gymnasium
2 Sat, Dec 12, 1959 REG @ Illinois Big Ten L 80 93 1 1 L 1 Huff Hall
3 Tue, Dec 15, 1959 REG Morehead State OVC W 70 68 2 1 W 1 Physical Education Building
4 Sat, Dec 19, 1959 REG @ East Tennessee State OVC W 103 77 3 1 W 2 Brooks Gym
5 Tue, Dec 29, 1959 REG N Mississippi State SEC W 61 50 4 1 W 3
6 Wed, Dec 30, 1959 REG @ Tulane SEC W 71 67 5 1 W 4 Avron B. Fogelman Arena
7 Wed, Jan 6, 1960 REG DePaul Ind W 86 65 6 1 W 5 Physical Education Building
8 Sat, Jan 9, 1960 REG @ Eastern Kentucky OVC L 73 80 6 2 L 1 Weaver Gymnasium
9 Tue, Jan 12, 1960 REG Tennessee Tech OVC W 71 67 7 2 W 1 Physical Education Building
10 Sat, Jan 16, 1960 REG @ Murray State OVC L 72 87 7 3 L 1 Racer Arena
11 Wed, Jan 20, 1960 REG @ Xavier Ind L 66 76 7 4 L 2 Cincinnati Gardens
12 Sat, Jan 23, 1960 REG Bowling Green State MAC W 85 61 8 4 W 1 Physical Education Building
13 Thu, Jan 28, 1960 REG @ Marshall MAC L 97 100 8 5 L 1 Memorial Field House
14 Sat, Jan 30, 1960 REG @ La Salle Mid-Atl W 76 70 9 5 W 1 Convention Hall
15 Sat, Feb 6, 1960 REG @ Middle Tennessee OVC W 109 89 10 5 W 2 Alumni Memorial Gym
16 Wed, Feb 10, 1960 REG Xavier Ind L 73 82 10 6 L 1 Physical Education Building
17 Sat, Feb 13, 1960 REG @ Morehead State OVC W 85 72 11 6 W 1 Wetherby Gymnasium
18 Tue, Feb 16, 1960 REG Eastern Kentucky OVC W 38 20 12 6 W 2 Physical Education Building
19 Sat, Feb 20, 1960 REG Murray State OVC W 65 57 13 6 W 3 Physical Education Building
20 Tue, Feb 23, 1960 REG @ Tennessee Tech OVC W 85 81 14 6 W 4 Memorial Gym
21 Sat, Feb 27, 1960 REG Middle Tennessee OVC W 109 80 15 6 W 5 Physical Education Building
22 Mon, Feb 29, 1960 REG Kent State MAC W 69 60 16 6 W 6 Physical Education Building
23 Wed, Mar 2, 1960 REG East Tennessee State OVC W 83 69 17 6 W 7 Physical Education Building
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
24 Tue, Mar 8, 1960 NCAA N Miami (FL) (10) Ind W 107 84 18 6 W 8
25 Fri, Mar 11, 1960 NCAA N Ohio State (3) Big Ten L 79 98 18 7 L 1
26 Sat, Mar 12, 1960 NCAA N Ohio MAC W 97 87 19 7 W 1