Little Rock vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 65, UALR 53

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Derrick Gordon and Jamal Crook scored 13 points apiece as Western Kentucky beat Arkansas-Little Rock 65-53 on Saturday, snapping a five-game losing streak.

Crook was 6 of 7 from the field and knocked down his lone 3-pointer. Gordon hit only 4 of 12 shots from the field but made a game-high five free throws.

Western Kentucky (6-14, 2-5 Sun Belt Conference) trailed most of the first half before taking its first lead, 27-26, with 1:17 left in the period. Arkansas-Little Rock (8-12, 5-1) jumped ahead 49-44 in the second half, but the Hilltoppers scored 13 unanswered points to take a 57-49 lead with 1:53 left to play.

The Hilltoppers made eight free throws, including four from George Fant, in the final minute. Fant finished with 12 points.

Western Kentucky has defeated Arkansas-Little Rock seven straight times, dating back to the 2006-07 season.

D'Andre Williams led the Trojans with 16 points.

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Arkansas-Little Rock (8-13)282553
Western Kentucky (6-14) «273865

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Little Rock Trojans
C. Jackson, F376-122-253314
M. Javes, F282-32-214026
T. Lockhart, F172-30-22124
D. Williams, G366-112-212116
C. Guy, G301-80-02212
R. Fondren142-40-02014
W. Neighbour132-50-03115
B. Dillard110-20-00010
T. Sutherland91-30-01012
E. Lawton40-00-00020
M. Louzeiro10-00-00000
Totals 22-516-83391553
 43.1%75% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
T. Akol, F110-00-02020
N. Snipes, F60-00-00010
D. Gordon, G344-125-652113
J. Crook, G306-70-054313
K. McDonald, G304-110-03319
G. Fant314-114-660112
V. Zollo303-60-04029
T. Price191-64-43226
K. Kaspar81-30-02203
O. Akamune10-00-00000
Totals 23-5613-1631131365
 41.1%81.3% 
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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

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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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