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Western Kentucky beats UTSA in OT despite Jackson's 46

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Charles Bassey and Lamonte Bearden scored 22 points each on Thursday night and Western Kentucky beat UTSA in overtime 96-88 despite Jhivvan Jackson's career-high 46 points for the Roadrunners.

Jackson's scoring output was the third most in program history and the second most in Conference USA history. He was 16 of 31 from the field, including 8 of 14 from 3-point range, and 6 of 8 from the foul line.

Bassey grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and Bearden dished out seven assists for the Hilltoppers (12-10, 5-4 Conference USA).

Western Kentucky led the entire way after Jared Savage's 3-pointer to open the scoring in overtime. Savage, who finished with 12 points, had three 3s in the extra period with the last one giving the Hilltoppers a 91-85 lead with 1:38 left. Western Kentucky made 5 of 6 free throws from there.

Jackson scored 25 points in the second half, including 17 straight Roadrunners points that gave UTSA (12-10, 6-3) its largest lead at 64-56 with 10:34 left in regulation.

Josh Anderson added 19 points for Western Kentucky.

Keaton Wallace scored 26 points for UTSA.

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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
12OTT
away team logo UT-San Antonio 12-10 39391088
home team logo W. Kentucky 12-10 41371896
Team Stats
away team logo UT-San Antonio 12-10 77.5 PPG 41.6 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo W. Kentucky 12-10 71.4 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.3 APG
Key Players
2
J. Jackson 22.9 PPG 4.1 RPG 2.4 APG 38.6 FG%
23
C. Bassey 14.6 PPG 10.0 RPG 0.7 APG 62.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB