27. Western Kentucky
The Hilltoppers have got it going on. They have one of the coolest mascots in college sports, and they’ve got a great basketball program. Do you know that the Hilltoppers have the 16th most victories and the 8th highest winning percentage in NCAA history?
Not bad for a small school in the shadow of two massive in-state programs, Louisville and Kentucky. At the moment the program is once again on the rise. Attendance numbers are climbing and Diddle Arena is jumping.