Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 67

(25-5, 14-2 Sun Belt)

W Kentucky 73

(11-18, 7-9 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    6:00 PM ET, February 25, 2012

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    MTU 33 3467
    WKU 30 4373

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: L. Dendy 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Western Kentucky: T. Price 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl

    W. Kentucky 73, Middle Tennessee 67

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- T.J. Price scored 13 points and Western Kentucky snapped a five-game losing streak against Middle Tennessee with a 73-67 win on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.

    Middle Tennessee led by three at halftime and game was tied 53-53 with 7:09 to play when the Hilltoppers went on an 11-0 run. Two free throws by Derrick Gordon with 4:43 remaining gave Western Kentucky a 64-53 lead.

    The Blue Raiders cut the deficit to 69-67 with 22 seconds left before Western Kentucky got two free throws from Gordon and a basket by Khalil McDonald to seal it.

    Teeng Akol added 12 points, Gordon had 11 and McDonald 10 for the Hilltoppers (11-18, 7-9 Sun Belt Conference), who have won two straight.

    LaRon Dendy scored 18 points, Raymond Cintron added 15 and Marcos Knight had 13 for the Blue Raiders (25-5, 14-2), who saw a four-game winning streak end.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    WKU
    Points 67 73
    FG Made-Attempted 27-50 (.540) 23-52 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 21-24 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 11

    2011-12 Season

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