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Western Kentucky scores last 15, beats Marshall 85-74

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Darius Thompson scored 20 points, Dwight Coleby had a double-double and Western Kentucky scored the last 15 points of the game to defeat Marshall 85-74 on Saturday night.

Marshall took a 74-70 lead with 4:39 to play after Jon Elmore made four free throws following a foul and technical foul on WKU's Taveion Hollingsworth.

Lamonte Bearden started the winning run with a 3-point play at the 3:14 mark and Hollingsworth followed with the go-ahead 3-pointer. The Hilltoppers made 5 of 8 shots plus 4 of 5 free throws while the Thundering Herd was missing their last eight shots.

Coleby had 18 points and 13 rebounds for WKU (15-6, 7-1 Conference USA).

C.J. Burks led Marshall (14-7, 5-3) with 29 points and Elmore had 19.

An overflow crowd of 7,362 gave WKU its first back-to-back sellouts since the 2005-06 season and the first in conference since 2001-02.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Marshall 14-7 373774
home team logo Western Ky. 15-6 414485
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 14-7 83.8 PPG 38.8 RPG 17.1 APG
home team logo Western Ky. 15-6 78.4 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 22.7 PPG 5.8 RPG 6.8 APG 43.9 FG%
15
D. Thompson 13.6 PPG 4.2 RPG 4.8 APG 46.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB