Scores

Final

AR-Little Rock 47

(14-7, 6-4 Sun Belt)

W Kentucky 71

(17-5, 9-1 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 31, 2008

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    UALR 27 2047
    WKU 25 4671

    Top Performers

    Arkansas-Little Rock: D. Eggins 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Western Kentucky: C. Lee 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    W. Kentucky 71, Ark.-Little Rock 47

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Courtney Lee scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half as Western Kentucky beat Arkansas-Little Rock 71-47 Thursday night.

    The Hilltoppers outscored Arkansas-Little Rock by 26 points in the second half.

    Western (17-5, 9-1 Sun Belt) trailed 27-25 at halftime, but opened a second-half lead, going up 49-37 on A.J. Slaughter's 3-point basket with 9:13 to play.

    Slaughter's basket capped a 9-2 Western Kentucky run over a span of 3:04 that put the game away.

    Arkansas-Little Rock (14-7, 6-4) struggled to score in the second half, making just 5 of 24 shots from the floor after halftime.

    Slaughter scored 15 of his season-high 17 points in the second half. Tyrone Brazelton added 14 points and Orlando Mendez-Valdez 11 for Western Kentucky.

    De'Andre Eggins finished with 22 points for Arkansas-Little Rock.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UALR
    WKU
    Points 47 71
    FG Made-Attempted 15-51 (.294) 25-51 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 28

    2007-08 Season

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