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Final

W Kentucky 87

(7-4, 4-2 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    KYS 29 4271
    WKU 48 3987

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    Kentucky State: K. Allen 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Kentucky: B. Siakam 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Western Kentucky 87, Kentucky State 71

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Boris Siakam scored 15 points to lead Western Kentucky to an 87-71 victory over Division II Kentucky State Thursday night.

    Courtney Lee added 14 points and Anthony Winchester 10 for the Hilltoppers (7-4). Kyle Allen scored 15 points to lead the Thorobreds (1-3), while Kenny Jones added 13 and 5-foot-5 guard Deshondre Watters came off the bench to score 11.

    Western Kentucky trailed briefly, 15-14, with 13:18 to play in the first half, but from that point, the Hilltoppers outscored Kentucky State 34-14 for the remainder of the first half.

    Western Kentucky made four consecutive 3-point baskets over the final 3:10 of the half to break the game open. The Hilltoppers made 8 of 13 3-point attempts in the first half. The Hilltoppers biggest lead was 25 points with 10:15 to play in the game.

    Western Kentucky also held a decisive 50-36 advantage in rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KYS
    WKU
    Points 71 87
    FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 31-71 (.437)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-30 (.633) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

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