Western Kentucky vs South Alabama

Western Kentucky beats South Alabama 58-56

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Chris Harrison-Docks made a tear-drop runner from the middle of the lane with 4.3 seconds left to lift Western Kentucky over South Alabama 58-56 in the Sun Belt Conference opener on Thursday night.

Harrison-Docks finished with 11 points and four assists, George Fant had 10 points and 11 rebounds and T.J. Price led the Hilltoppers (9-5) with 19 points. Price became the 47th player in WKU history with 1,000 career points on a layup with 9:16 left in the first half.

South Alabama (6-8) tied the game at 56 on Mychal Ammons' layup with 29.2 seconds to go. Ammons had also tied the game at 51 with 3:10 to play. WKU went ahead on Payton Hulsey's layup and Antoine Allen and Harrison-Docks traded 3-pointers with less than 2 minutes to go.

Ammons had 15 points and five rebounds for South Alabama. Augustine Rubit and Allen and each scored 10.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (9-5) «273158
South Alabama (6-8)253156

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UAB0-03-0128
La. Tech0-02-0241
Old Dominion0-03-1268
Marshall0-02-1231
Middle Tenn.0-02-1259
North Texas0-02-1236
UT-San Antonio0-02-2281
Charlotte0-01-1128
FAU0-01-1261
So. Miss0-01-1128
Western Ky.0-01-1128
FIU0-01-2336
Rice0-01-2336
UTEP0-01-285

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Georgia St.0-02-1294
UL Lafayette0-02-153
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Troy0-02-2180
Arkansas St.0-01-2279
S. Alabama0-01-2117
UL-Monroe0-01-2123
Little Rock0-00-2330
Texas St.0-00-2294
 
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