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@ Denver 
L 67-75
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@ SouDak 
L 54-64
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vs. IPFW 
L 56-65
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vs. IUPUI 
W 75-70
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@ SDakSt 
L 50-71
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Western Illinois hires Wright as basketball coach

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Western Illinois has hired Billy Wright as its basketball coach.

The school said he will be introduced at a campus news conference Tuesday.

Wright joins a team that went 10-20 this season. He succeeds Jim Molinari, who resigned last week. Wright was an assistant under Molinari before working as an assistant at Ball State last season.

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Leaders
Points: G. Covington14.6
Rebounds: M. Ochereobia5.4
Assists: J. Sandifer3.1
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: G. Covington80.0%
3P%: G. Covington38.7%
Steals: J. Sandifer1.2
Blocks: M. Ochereobia1.5
Summit League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
North Dakota State 12-2 26-7
IPFW 10-4 25-11
South Dakota State 10-4 19-13
Denver 8-6 16-15
South Dakota 6-8 12-18
Nebraska Omaha 5-9 17-15
Western Illinois 4-10 10-20
IUPUI 1-13 6-26
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 61.3 (346)
Rebounds: 7.9 (339)
Assists: 12.4 (201)
FG%: 45.5% (109)
FT%: 66.4% (284)
3P%: 34.0% (190)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.7 (28)
Rebounds: 22.5 (276)
Assists: 11.4 (96)
FG%: 42.2% (104)
FT%: 71.5% (277)
3P%: 33.5% (136)
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Florida36-3
2 Wichita State35-1
3 Virginia30-7
4 Arizona33-5
5 Louisville31-6
6 Villanova29-5
7 Michigan28-9
8 Duke26-9
9 Iowa State28-8
10 Kansas25-10
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut32-8
2 Kentucky29-11
3 Florida36-3
4 Wisconsin30-8
5 Arizona33-5
6 Michigan28-9
7 Wichita State35-1
8 Michigan State29-9
9 Louisville31-6
10 Virginia30-7
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