Troy vs Western Kentucky

Troy 67, W. Kentucky 65

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Justin Wright scored 17 points and Troy rallied to beat Western Kentucky 67-65 on Saturday.

Troy (6-9, 1-3 Sun Belt Conference), which trailed 36-30 at halftime, opened the second half with a 28-8 run to take a 58-44 lead with 10:38 left to play. Wright capped the run with a three-point play.

Western Kentucky (6-11, 1-3) fought back to tie the game 65-all but both teams went scoreless over the final 2:25 until Tim Owens knocked down a jumper with 4 seconds remaining to win the game.

Ray Chambers scored 14 points while Alan Jones and Owens chipped in with 10 apiece for the Trojans.

Derrick Gordon led Western Kentucky with 16.

It was Western Kentucky's first game under interim coach Ray Harper. The Hilltoppers fired former coach Ken McDonald on Friday after a 5-11 start and a controversial ending to a loss on Thursday against Louisiana-Lafayette.

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Scoreboard
Troy (6-9) «303767
Western Kentucky (5-12)362965

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Troy Trojans
T. Owens, F255-60-070410
W. Weathers, G393-100-01807
E. Jones, G280-70-07330
R. Scott, G171-30-03002
D. Clark, G131-52-21005
A. Jones274-70-051210
J. Wright257-131-141317
R. Chambers155-64-420114
S. Cunningham111-40-13132
Totals 27-617-834141667
 44.3%87.5% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F202-32-25016
V. Zollo, F172-35-630011
D. Gordon, G355-135-963216
J. Crook, G286-110-042112
K. McDonald, G270-60-02400
T. Price263-80-03328
T. Akol173-40-05126
K. Kaspar162-50-01106
N. Snipes140-10-01120
Totals 23-5412-1733151065
 42.6%70.6% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
TXTCH 60
DART 47 Final
HARV 63
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98