Hilltoppers handle Montevallo in exhibition

Western Kentucky men’s basketball coach Rick Stansbury gives his team instructions at the start of the Hilltoppers’ 93-65 exhibition win against Montevallo on Nov. 2 at E.A. Diddle Arena. The Hilltoppers open the regular season Thursday at Eastern Kentucky.

In the fifth-place game of the Cayman Islands Classic, Western Kentucky held off Tulane in the final minutes of the game to earn a 71-65 victory in its final game on the island Wednesday in Georgetown, Grand Cayman.