Western Kentucky vs Arkansas State

W. Kentucky 78, Arkansas St. 76


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -A.J. Slaughter scored 11 points in the final 1:53 of overtime to lead Western Kentucky to a 78-76 victory against Arkansas State on Saturday night.

Slaughter scored 21 points for the Hilltoppers (17-12, 10-6 Sun Belt), 13 in the extra period. He made two 3-pointers in the last 46 seconds - the first tied the game at 74-74, and the second, with 19 seconds remaining, resulted in a 77-76 lead.

With six seconds left, Slaughter added a free throw, and a final shot by Arkansas State (15-12, 10-6) was unsuccessful.

Brandon Reed had 30 points for the Red Wolves, and Martavius Adams and Rashad Allison added 12 apiece.

Sergio Kerush scored 20 points for Western Kentucky.

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
S. Pettigrew, F425-126-673217
S. Kerusch, F377-153-462420
J. Evans, F284-41-30059
A. Slaughter, G427-235-624021
A. Sally, G360-40-03530
C. Dixon, F-C203-40-39016
C. Dickerson, G152-20-01035
J. Crook, G30-00-00000
J. Swing, F20-00-01000
Total 28-6415-2235141878
Arkansas State Indians
M. Adams, F416-100-081312
B. Peterson, F303-62-35238
B. Reed, G438-159-1161130
T. Finn, G402-82-24327
R. Allison, G344-83-464412
J. Thomas, F160-11-23251
D. Bryant, G120-40-02220
J. Brown, F92-40-02036
Total 25-5617-2241152376
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
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Siena 53 Final
Butler 70
Temple 75 Final
St Joe's 67
SETON 63 Final
W Virg 75
Tenn 63 Final
SC 55
Baylor 75 Final
Okla St 82
Wake 54 Final
Texas 71 Final
AF 56 Final
N Mexico 59
Illinois 65 Final
Purdue 75
Tx A&M 60 Final
Iowa St 56
Colorado 74 Final
Kansas 94
K-State 83 Final
Oklahoma 68
Kentucky 58 Final
BYU 85 Final
Wyoming 63
G Wash 70 Final
GONZ 72 Final
PEP 54