Rick Pitino, Billy Gillispie and Bryce Drew are among those who will be back on a Division I sideline this season.
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Rob Jeter was hired on Monday as the head men's basketball coach at Western Illinois, after spending the past two seasons as an assistant at Minnesota.
Kobe Bryant's emergence in the '90s popularized what had been a unique first name. These college players talk about the experience of sharing the name -- especially since Bryant's death.
Guard Kobe Webster tweeted Saturday that he's leaving Western Illinois to play at Nebraska next season as a graduate transfer.
Ade Murkey had 33 points as Denver defeated Western Illinois 69-63 on Saturday.
Kevin Obanor had 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds as Oral Roberts easily beat Western Illinois 113-70 on Thursday night.
Marlon Ruffin had a season-high 30 points to lift Omaha to a 93-86 win over Western Illinois on Saturday, its third win in a week.
De'Sean Allen-Eikens and Filip Rebraca scored 19 points apiece as North Dakota edged Western Illinois 86-83 in overtime on Saturday night.
Stanley Umude had a season-high 28 points as South Dakota won its eighth consecutive game, topping Western Illinois 85-72 on Wednesday night.
Jarred Godfrey had 20 points as Purdue Fort Wayne beat Western Illinois 75-69 on Wednesday night.
Douglas Wilson had 18 points as Summit League-leading South Dakota State got past Western Illinois 71-61 on Saturday night.
Tyson Ward scored 16 points as North Dakota State easily defeated Western Illinois 70-49 on Thursday night.
Marlon Stewart scored 23 points with 10 rebounds and six assists and Filip Rebraca scored 22 and North Dakota beat Western Illinois 83-77 on Saturday.
KJ Robinson matched his season high with 24 points as Omaha won its eighth consecutive home game, narrowly beating Western Illinois 87-82 in overtime on Thursday night.
Deondre Burns scored 22 points on his birthday and Oral Roberts used a late run to turn back Western Illinois 87-70 on Thursday night.
Ben Pyle scored 21 points, matching his career high, and Western Illinois dominated the first half and held off Denver 86-80 on Saturday.
Jarred Godfrey scored 26 points with a career-high 13 rebounds and Deonte Billups scored 19 and Purdue Fort Wayne beat Western Illinois 77-69 on Wednesday.
Douglas Wilson scored 19 points, all five starters reached double figures and South Dakota State won its 10th straight home game, rolling past Western Illinois 91-56 on Saturday.
Tyson Ward matched his season-high with 25 points and added 11 rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 94-74 on Thursday night.
Zion Young scored 21 points and Kobe Webster scored 18 and Western Illinois beat South Dakota 82-75 in a Summit League opener on Sunday.
JaQualis Matlock scored 14 points with eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks and Eastern Illinois dumped Western Illinois 85-47 on Monday night.
DeAndre Williams scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Evansville beat Western Illinois 90-86 on Wednesday night.
Jahshire Hardnett hit two free throws with five seconds left to lift UMKC to a 68-67 win over Western Illinois in a Summit League/WAC Challenge game Saturday night.
Kobe Webster drove for a layup with 27 seconds remaining to seal Western Illinois’ 69-62 win over Ball State Tuesday night.
Eugene German had 26 points as Northern Illinois edged past Western Illinois 86-81 on Wednesday night.