Western Kentucky vs Little Rock

W. Kentucky 68, UALR 63


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Derrick Gordon had 25 points and 15 rebounds Sunday night, and seventh-seeded Western Kentucky beat No. 2 seed UALR 58-53 in the Sun Belt Conference tournament quarterfinals.

The Hilltoppers (13-18) trailed by 13 with less than 9 minutes remaining, and by 11 when they scored 17 points in a row, taking their first lead of the game with 3:14 to play.

George Fant added 13 points and Kahlil McDonald scored 11 for Western Kentucky, which will play No. 3 seed Denver in Monday's semifinals. The Hilltoppers have won four in a row, including Saturday's first-round victory over FIU.

D'Andre Williams scored 19 points to lead the Trojans (15-16). Chuck Guy added 13 points and Courtney Jackson scored 11 for UALR.

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F282-69-1641113
T. Akol, F172-90-04134
D. Gordon, G389-146-14152025
J. Crook, G332-91-36425
T. Price, G171-42-25025
K. McDonald323-82-210211
O. Akamune151-20-23022
N. Snipes111-21-24123
V. Zollo90-10-03130
Totals 21-5521-4149101768
Little Rock Trojans
C. Jackson, F335-131-261511
W. Neighbour, F301-71-25044
M. Javes, F183-71-23337
D. Williams, G387-133-462319
C. Guy, G325-92-242313
T. Lockhart152-30-06034
B. Dillard120-12-20222
T. Sutherland120-01-22011
M. Louzeiro60-20-01000
R. Fondren20-00-00010
E. Lawton20-12-21002
Totals 23-5613-1836102563
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion6-115-486
Middle Tenn.6-114-522
Western Ky.6-114-643
So. Miss4-411-10196
North Texas3-410-10204
UT-San Antonio3-410-10274
La. Tech3-512-9155

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas St.6-213-8249
Ga. Southern5-214-6125
Georgia St.5-214-6170
S. Alabama4-311-9240
App. St.3-48-12247
Arkansas St.2-57-13295
Little Rock2-55-15297
Coast. Car.2-68-13250
Other games
Kentucky 74 Final
Florida 59
CLEM 72 Final
Florida St 80
Michigan 71 Final
PSU 65
Illinois 56 Final
Wisc 70
Virginia 75 Final
MD 72
Illinois St 79 Final
Ohio St 72 Final
Mich St 70
Purdue 74 Final
Indiana 85