Houston vs Western Kentucky

Houston 74, W. Kentucky 72


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -Kelvin Lewis converted two free throws after a technical foul with 0.2 seconds remaining, lifting Houston over Western Kentucky 74-72 on Tuesday night.

The game was tied at 72 in the closing seconds when Houston's Aubrey Coleman missed what would have been the go-ahead jumper. But Adam Brown got the rebound for Houston and was fouled by Western Kentucky's Sergio Kerusch with less than a second remaining.

Western Kentucky coach Ken McDonald was called for a technical foul, and Lewis made both technical foul shots. Brown then stepped to the line for Houston and missed the front end of his 1-and-1, and Western Kentucky couldn't get the final shot off.

Coleman, who came into the game as the nation's leading scorer, had 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Cougars (12-11) and went 13-for-27 from the field.

Kerusch scored 19 points for the Hilltoppers (13-12).

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Houston Cougars
M. McNeil, F323-46-881412
K. Lewis, G283-94-411311
K. Washington, F183-80-06026
A. Coleman, G4013-273-4113329
D. Wade, G362-60-00314
A. Brown, G193-50-13017
K. Van Slyke, F90-20-01010
S. Coleman, F82-50-03015
K. Broughton, F60-00-00000
Z. Nixon, G40-10-00100
Total 29-6713-173591674
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
S. Pettigrew, F338-140-260218
C. Dickerson, G270-32-24032
J. Evans, F313-60-010146
A. Slaughter, G395-157-866117
J. Crook, G202-60-01214
S. Kerusch, F337-144-560319
C. Dixon, F-C163-60-09116
J. Tipping, G10-00-00000
Total 28-6413-1743101572
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Carolina5-1113-16228
So. Florida1-157-20304

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.11-518-10122
Ga. Southern11-518-11107
Arkansas St.10-519-993
Texas St.9-616-11204
Coast. Car.9-714-15155
UL Lafayette7-817-11135
S. Alabama6-913-15218
Little Rock4-1113-15255
App. St.3-138-19297
Other games
GTOWN 79 Final
Tenn 71 Final
Illinois 63 Final
Wisc 56
Alabama 55 Final
Kentucky 66
Purdue 76 Final
Mich St 64