Scores

Final

W Kentucky 59

(4-5, 2-2 away)

Bowling Green 52

(1-8, 1-2 home)

Coverage: FOXCS

7:00 PM ET, December 8, 2010

Anderson Arena, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
WKU 28 3159
BGSU 20 3252

Top Performers

Western Kentucky: J. Pattillo 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Bowling Green: D. McElroy 6 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Stl

W. Kentucky 59, Bowling Green 52

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Juan Pattillo scored 12 points and had 10 rebounds to help Western Kentucky hold off Bowling Green 59-52 on Wednesday night.

The Hilltoppers (4-5) led 28-20 at halftime and built their lead to 39-22 on Pattillo's layup with 14:19 remaining.

The Falcons (1-7), however, cut it to 54-52 on Danny McElroy's layup with 2 minutes to play.

Bowling Green, which lost its seventh in a row, went 0-for-9 from the field the rest of the way. The Hilltoppers held on, snapping a four-game losing streak, despite going just 5 of 10 from the free throw line in the final 2 minutes.

Bowling Green shot 29.7 percent in the second half (11 of 37).

Steffphon Pettigrew added 13 points for Western Kentucky and Caden Dickerson had 11.

Jordon Crawford scored 15 points for Bowling Green and Dee Brown had 10. McElroy grabbed 11 rebounds for the Falcons.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WKU
BGSU
Points 59 52
FG Made-Attempted 17-38 (.447) 19-62 (.306)
3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 21-32 (.656) 9-13 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 17 2

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