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Middle Tennessee vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 73, Middle Tennessee 67

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - T.J. Price scored 13 points and Western Kentucky snapped a five-game losing streak against Middle Tennessee with a 73-67 win on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Middle Tennessee led by three at halftime and game was tied 53-53 with 7:09 to play when the Hilltoppers went on an 11-0 run. Two free throws by Derrick Gordon with 4:43 remaining gave Western Kentucky a 64-53 lead.

The Blue Raiders cut the deficit to 69-67 with 22 seconds left before Western Kentucky got two free throws from Gordon and a basket by Khalil McDonald to seal it.

Teeng Akol added 12 points, Gordon had 11 and McDonald 10 for the Hilltoppers (11-18, 7-9 Sun Belt Conference), who have won two straight.

LaRon Dendy scored 18 points, Raymond Cintron added 15 and Marcos Knight had 13 for the Blue Raiders (25-5, 14-2), who saw a four-game winning streak end.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
K. Hammonds, F282-40-02724
J. Sulton, F202-60-04134
L. Dendy, C336-85-1074318
B. Massey, G284-60-04238
M. Knight, G255-113-531413
R. Cintron226-80-010415
J. Jones141-21-12033
S. Jones121-40-00022
J. Oden110-10-22100
J. Gallman60-00-00010
Z. Gibson10-00-00000
Totals 27-509-1829162567
 54%50% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F201-22-23044
T. Akol, C225-80-030212
D. Gordon, G331-69-1061111
J. Crook, G314-111-34829
K. McDonald, G283-102-211310
T. Price294-73-370313
O. Akamune152-20-01044
V. Zollo93-40-03116
N. Snipes80-22-21002
K. Anyigbo50-02-21002
Totals 23-5221-2431112073
 44.2%87.5% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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VT 65 Final
DUKE 70
VAN 74 Final
Kentucky 83
ND 58 Final
St John's 61
Drake 58 Final
Wich St 81
Oklahoma 60 Final
Baylor 70
NOVA 46 Final
GTOWN 67
Florida 62 Final
Georgia 76
Missouri 86 Final
Kansas 87
AF 58 Final
UNLV 68
NC 54 Final
Virginia 51
Purdue 75 Final
Michigan 61
Temple 72 Final
St Joe's 82
N Mexico 64 Final
TCU 83
Nebraska 34 Final
Mich St 62
MRST 69 Final
TNTC 64
Syracuse 71 Final
UConn 69
Colo St 66 Final
SDSU 74