Chastity Gooch and Bria Gaines combined for 44 points and 19 rebounds as WKU close out the regular season with a 79-63 win over Georgia State in Atlanta to secure the second seed in the upcoming SBC Tournament.
After locking up a second-place finish in the Sun Belt Conference with a win Thursday night against Louisiana-Lafayette, WKU finishes the regular-season portion of the 2013-14 schedule Saturday afternoon at 1:30 (CT) at Georgia State.
WKU's tennis matches with Alabama A&M, originally scheduled for Saturday, have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 22 at 1 p.m. in Huntsville, Ala.
WKU and Illinois postponed Friday's scheduled meeting due to soggy field conditions at Nick Denes Field and have rescheduled the game for Saturday. The Hilltoppers (7-5) and the Fighting Illini (6-4) will play a double-header Saturday afternoon with the first pitch of game one slated for 1 p.m. (CT).
The Western Kentucky University softball team (13-6-1) recorded a pair of wins in the opening day of the Tennessee Tournament, taking a 9-1 win in five innings over Holy Cross (1-4) and a 2-1 win against Campbell (13-9).