Troy vs Western Kentucky

Troy 67, W. Kentucky 65


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Justin Wright scored 17 points and Troy rallied to beat Western Kentucky 67-65 on Saturday.

Troy (6-9, 1-3 Sun Belt Conference), which trailed 36-30 at halftime, opened the second half with a 28-8 run to take a 58-44 lead with 10:38 left to play. Wright capped the run with a three-point play.

Western Kentucky (6-11, 1-3) fought back to tie the game 65-all but both teams went scoreless over the final 2:25 until Tim Owens knocked down a jumper with 4 seconds remaining to win the game.

Ray Chambers scored 14 points while Alan Jones and Owens chipped in with 10 apiece for the Trojans.

Derrick Gordon led Western Kentucky with 16.

It was Western Kentucky's first game under interim coach Ray Harper. The Hilltoppers fired former coach Ken McDonald on Friday after a 5-11 start and a controversial ending to a loss on Thursday against Louisiana-Lafayette.

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Troy Trojans
T. Owens, F255-60-070410
W. Weathers, G393-100-01807
E. Jones, G280-70-07330
R. Scott, G171-30-03002
D. Clark, G131-52-21005
A. Jones274-70-051210
J. Wright257-131-141317
R. Chambers155-64-420114
S. Cunningham111-40-13132
Totals 27-617-834141667
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F202-32-25016
V. Zollo, F172-35-630011
D. Gordon, G355-135-963216
J. Crook, G286-110-042112
K. McDonald, G270-60-02400
T. Price263-80-03328
T. Akol173-40-05126
K. Kaspar162-50-01106
N. Snipes140-10-01120
Totals 23-5412-1733151065
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas St.6-113-7245
Ga. Southern5-214-6124
Georgia St.5-214-6178
S. Alabama3-310-9242
App. St.3-38-11239
Little Rock2-45-14271
Arkansas St.1-56-13317
Coast. Car.1-67-13266

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.6-014-533
Old Dominion6-115-498
Middle Tenn.5-113-535
North Texas3-310-9193
So. Miss3-410-10210
UT-San Antonio2-49-10282
La. Tech2-511-9139
Other games
Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
DART 47 Final
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98