Scores

Final

W Kentucky 68

(13-18, 7-9 Sun Belt)

AR-Little Rock 63

(15-16, 12-4 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:30 PM ET, March 4, 2012

    1 2 T
    WKU 27 4168
    UALR 29 3463

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: D. Gordon 25 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast

    Arkansas-Little Rock: D. Williams 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Kentucky 68, UALR 63

    Associated Press

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Derrick Gordon had 25 points and 15 rebounds Sunday night, and seventh-seeded Western Kentucky beat No. 2 seed UALR 58-53 in the Sun Belt Conference tournament quarterfinals.

    The Hilltoppers (13-18) trailed by 13 with less than 9 minutes remaining, and by 11 when they scored 17 points in a row, taking their first lead of the game with 3:14 to play.

    George Fant added 13 points and Kahlil McDonald scored 11 for Western Kentucky, which will play No. 3 seed Denver in Monday's semifinals. The Hilltoppers have won four in a row, including Saturday's first-round victory over FIU.

    D'Andre Williams scored 19 points to lead the Trojans (15-16). Chuck Guy added 13 points and Courtney Jackson scored 11 for UALR.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    UALR
    Points 68 63
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-41 (.512) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 13

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