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Western Kentucky vs Troy

W. Kentucky 75, Troy 71

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - T.J. Price scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and Western Kentucky rallied from a 13-point, second-half deficit to edge Troy 75-71 Saturday night in Sun Belt Conference action.

The Hilltoppers (6-2, 2-0), who won their fourth straight game, trailed 66-54 with 9:57 left.

The Trojans (4-5, 0-2) then made only one field goal and two free throws in the next 9 minutes. Layups by George Fant and Teeng Akol gave Western Kentucky a 73-70 lead with 1:13 left.

Troy's Ray Chambers made 1 of 2 free throws, then Price hit two foul shots with 2 seconds left.

The Hilltoppers have won eight of the last 12 games they have trailed at halftime after losing 12 straight in a similar situation.

Antonie Myers led Troy with 20 points, including seven on a 14-0 first-half run.

Price scored 10 points in 3 1/2 minutes to make it 43-35 at halftime.

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F296-96-9101318
O. Akamune, F162-62-22016
T. Price, G399-162-2114323
J. Crook, G383-90-02426
B. Harris, G291-40-02323
T. Akol206-121-290414
K. Kaspar180-31-21231
K. Anyigbo71-20-02022
P. Blade31-10-00002
S. Drane10-00-00000
Totals 29-6212-1743142075
 46.8%70.6% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F211-21-24033
E. Jones, G385-93-643314
A. Myers, G287-106-824120
H. Williams, G282-60-01405
D. Jethroe, G266-120-040316
R. Scott272-50-04104
J. Warren162-30-02104
T. Calhoun101-30-00013
J. Wright61-20-10002
Totals 27-5210-1723131171
 51.9%58.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UTEP0-02-047
La. Tech0-04-1167
Old Dominion0-04-11
FIU0-03-1302
Marshall0-03-153
Middle Tenn.0-03-1336
North Texas0-03-1206
So. Miss0-03-1245
Charlotte0-03-212
UAB0-02-2321
UT-San Antonio0-02-2212
Rice0-01-2297
FAU0-01-3342
Western Ky.0-01-3305

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Ga. Southern0-03-144
UALR0-03-1120
Texas St.0-02-1278
UL-Monroe0-02-194
Georgia St.0-03-298
UT-Arlington0-03-2142
App. St.0-02-2225
UL Lafayette0-02-3341
S. Alabama0-01-2346
Troy0-01-3274
Arkansas St.0-00-2351
 
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