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
 
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-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
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UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
 
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