Brandon Harris scored a career-high 30 points as WKU defeated Southern Illinois 69-60 on Saturday.
The Western Kentucky University swimming team closed out the AT&T Winter Nationals on Saturday after a strong showing in each of the three days' finals, including four swimmers in the last day's events.
WKU erased a late first half deficit of 22 points to take a six-point lead midway through the second half, but were unable to maintain the lead, suffering an 85-77 setback to Ball State at Worthen Arena on Saturday afternoon.
WKU freshmen Carrol Hardy and Nathan Robitaille sparked the men's and women's track and field teams at the Middle Tennessee Christmas Invitational Saturday at the Murphy Center as the duo registered two of WKU's combined four victories on the afternoon.
WKU senior running back and All-American candidate Antonio Andrews has been named a finalist for the Lee Roy Selmon Spirit Award, presented by The Premier Players Sports Foundation.