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Brescia vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 74, Brescia 46

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jamal Crook scored 17 points and Aleksejs Rostov scored 11 of his career-high 16 points in the final seven minutes as Western Kentucky routed Brescia 74-46 Saturday night.

The Hilltoppers (4-2) had trouble pulling away from the NAIA Bearcats (2-6).

Leading 23-22, Crook made a layup at the 6:36 mark, sparking an 11-3 run to close out the half.

Western Kentucky then opened the second half with a 16-2 spurt. Brescia didn't hit its first two-point basket of the stanza until Myron Christian's layup with 9:11 remaining.

The Hilltoppers shot 44.6 percent from the field (25 of 56), but a woeful 4.8 percent from long range (1 of 21) and made only 57.5 percent of their free throws (23 of 40).

T.J. Price added 14 points and Teeng Akol 11 for Western Kentucky.

Christian scored 15 to lead Brescia, which shot just 23.4 percent from the field (11 of 47).

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Brescia Bearcats
M. Christian, F255-112-440115
B. Jackson, F242-55-60049
T. Halcomb, G241-31-23044
H. Rowe, G161-50-16013
J. Langley, G141-43-44146
D. Butler311-72-24215
K. Wilgus230-40-00040
D. Collier170-40-02020
A. Morris100-33-43033
K. Nixon100-10-02000
E. Bickerstaff60-01-21041
Totals 11-4717-253032846
 23.4%68% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
S. Drane, F51-50-03032
T. Akol, C123-45-942111
J. Crook, G326-105-760117
B. Harris, G271-52-58004
T. Price, G266-131-252114
K. Kaspar240-32-25222
C. Dickerson180-50-01210
P. Blade171-20-02122
A. Rostov175-66-780416
K. Anyigbo92-21-44015
O. Akamune60-00-21040
S. Sheldon40-00-01010
E. Alcantara30-11-24021
Totals 25-5623-405392374
 44.6%57.5% 

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-566
La. Tech6-115-5101
UAB6-110-10176
Middle Tenn.5-212-8131
Old Dominion4-315-440
UTEP4-312-7104
UT-San Antonio3-49-9249
Rice3-46-12296
FIU2-39-9212
Charlotte2-58-11150
North Texas2-58-11271
FAU1-48-8238
So. Miss1-66-12294
Marshall1-65-15312
 
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UNI 47
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CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
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CREI 87