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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Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech13-321-8122
Old Dominion10-517-10132
UTEP10-512-15260
Rice9-619-9182
Marshall8-715-13127
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-813-15220
UT-San Antonio7-812-16300
Charlotte6-912-14233
FAU5-109-17288
So. Miss5-118-20336
North Texas2-138-19332
FIU2-136-22340

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UT-Arlington11-321-635
Arkansas St.10-419-876
Georgia St.10-517-10126
Ga. Southern10-517-11124
Coast. Car.9-614-14140
Texas St.8-615-11208
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11148
S. Alabama6-813-14222
Little Rock4-1013-14248
App. St.3-128-18266
UL-Monroe1-137-20315
 
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