Western Kentucky tops Rockets in first round of the invitational.
The Rockets (5-5) were led by Nate Navigato with 16 points, while Tre’Shaun Fletcher added 15.
New deal runs through 2023 for MAC coach of the year.
Rockets host 6-4 Raiders Saturday afternoon.
Rockets have 19 commitments so far in their 2018 class.
MAC will release dates and times for the games later.
Jeppesen and Spelman are 3-time honorees.
Missouri transfer Willie Jackson will add toughness and energy for Rockets.
Former Rockets standout Dana (Drew) Shaw also honored.
McIntyre averaged 16.3 points and 9.3 rebounds in 3 games last week.