Tremont Waters Was Almost A Hilltopper

During LSUs round of 32 game vs Maryland LSU’s Tremont Waters hits a game winner to advance LSU to the sweet 16.

Tremont Waters via: Rivals.com

Waters shot:

Waters was rated a 4 star PG by 247 sports.

WKU was predicted to land a commitment from Waters back in April 2017. Eventually, the relationship died down until Waters committed to LSU in June of 2017.

Basketball Recruiting | Sean McNeil

Earlier today 3 star Sinclair C.C. guard Sean McNeil narrowed his college decision list via his twitter.

McNeil has offers from several power 5 schools including Arkansas, Kansas State, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Pittsburgh, and Texas Tech. He officially narrowed his to Texas Tech, Dayton, West Virginia, Oregon, Ole Miss, and Western Kentucky. WKU extended an offer to McNeil on December 29, 2018.

Image via: 247sports

Some Facts:

-McNeil holds the Sinclair C.C. single game scoring record. (55 pts)

-He averaged 29.7 ppg at Sinclair C.C.

-Previously attended Bellarmine University in Louisville before transferring to Sinclair C.C.

What To Expect:

IF Western Kentucky can sign McNeil he would bring much needed shooting to the Hilltoppers for the 2019-2020 season.

McNeil would join a recruiting class that includes Isaiah Cozart, Jackson Harlan, and Nick Ongenda. All of whom are signed. With the addition of McNeil that would make three different 3 star prospects signed to Western Kentucky for 2019.

Vote For Charles Bassey For The 2019 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center Of the year Award!

In 2015 the Kareem Abdul- Jabbar center of the year award was created. This year the WKU Hilltoppers have a potential shot at winning this award. The Hilltoppers center Charles Bassey has been named as one of the candidates. He is one of only two freshmen to be in the running this season. Charles is in the top 40 in the country in double-doubles, field-goal percentage, blocks per game, total blocks, rebounds per game, offensive rebounds per game, defensive rebounds per game and total rebounds. All of Hilltopper nation needs to vote for our 5-star center for the 2019 award. This would be not only monumental for Charles, but also for the basketball program we are creating on the hill. To vote for Bassey simply go here before March 29th.

After that five finalists will be presented to Kareem and a selection committee, where they will pick the 2019 center of the year award winner.

The winner will be announced on Friday, April 12, 2019. The fan votes can have a big impact on the winner so Hilltopper nation get out and vote for Mr. Charles Bassey.

Previous winners of this award include 2015 Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, 2016 Jakob Poeltl of Utah, 2017 Przemek Karnowski of Gonzaga, and 2018 Angel Delgado of Seton Hall.

You can vote once per day, per email address. You must vote for all 5 awards and validate the vote in your email.