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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Scoreboard
Middle Tennessee (25-5)333467
Western Kentucky (11-18) «304373

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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
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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DUKE 70
VANDY 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