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Win or lose, WKU's Lutz calls it as he sees it

Jan. 12—One thing, among many things, that is admirable about first-year Western Kentucky basketball coach Steve Lutz is that he tells it like it is — following a victory, and following a defeat.

The latest example of this came Wednesday night in Huntsville, Texas, where the Hilltoppers were largely sloppy, undisciplined, and uninspired in a 78-74 loss to Conference USA foe Sam Houston State before a spooky, friends-and-family gathering in the cavernous Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

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