WKU basketball begins practice
Sophomore forward from Hazard, Ky., appeared 31 games last season, averaging 4.8 ppg
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WKU senior Aleksej Rostov appeared in all 32 games and made 20 starts last season, averaging 2.6 points and 2.4 rebounds per game
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Sophomore forward Willie Carmichael will sit out the 2015-16 season after transferring from Tennessee.
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Junior transfer from the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho where he was a two-time National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American.
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Junior guard Fredrick Edmond goes up for a dunk on day one
Hilltoppers worked for more than two hours on Monday
Eyes on Cosby
Former Seton Hall and Illinois standout Aaron Cosby, a Louisville native, is a a graduate transfer that will counted on heavily this season.
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Justin Johnson with a layup as assistant Chris Shumate coaches
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Freshman guard from South Side High School in Jackson, Tenn., who averaged 23 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and four steals per game as a senior in 2014-15
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Former WKU standout and current assistant coach David Boyden working with the team on the first day of practice.
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7'1 sophomore center appeared in all 32 Hilltopper games and made eight starts last season.
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Freshman guard from Houston High School in Memphis, Tenn., where he averaged 27.5 points, 9.8 rebounds, 4.3 steals and two assists per game as a senior in 2014-15
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WKU assistant coachs Shawn Forrest, David Boyden and Chris Shumate
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WKU head coach Ray Harper discussing the first day of practice
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