Scores

Final

W Kentucky 69

(11-7, 4-3 Sun Belt)

Troy 77

(10-9, 5-3 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 21, 2010

    1 2 T
    WKU 41 2869
    TROY 35 4277

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: A. Slaughter 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    Troy: M. Vogler 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Blk

    Troy 77, W. Kentucky 69

    Associated Press

    TROY, Ala. -- Brandon Hazzard scored 18 points to lead five Troy players in double figures as the Trojans defeated Western Kentucky 77-69 on Thursday night.

    Yamene Coleman and Richard Delk added 14 points each as Troy (10-9, 5-3 Sun Belt Conference) shot 64 percent from the field (16-for-25) in the second half.

    The Trojans broke away after the score was tied at 53 with 8:05 remaining.

    Delk's 3-pointer capped an 8-0 run for a 65-57 lead with 5:47 left, but Steffphon Pettigrew's layup cut the lead to 65-61 with 3:55 to play.

    Troy then scored the next six points to put the game out of reach at 71-61 on Hazzard's layup with 2:13 remaining.

    Michael Vogler added 13 points and eight assists and Levan Patsatsia had 10 for Troy.

    AJ Slaughter scored 20, Pettigrew added 14 and Caden Dickerson scored 13 for the Hilltoppers (11-7, 4-3), which led by nine points in the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    TROY
    Points 69 77
    FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 31-57 (.544)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 8-17 (.471)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 11

    2009-10 Season

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