Scores

Final

W Kentucky 75

(6-2, 2-0 Sun Belt)

Troy 71

(4-5, 0-2 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, December 1, 2012

    1 2 T
    WKU 35 4075
    TROY 43 2871

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: T. Price 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast

    Troy: A. Myers 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    W. Kentucky 75, Troy 71

    Associated Press

    TROY, Ala. -- T.J. Price scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and Western Kentucky rallied from a 13-point, second-half deficit to edge Troy 75-71 Saturday night in Sun Belt Conference action.

    The Hilltoppers (6-2, 2-0), who won their fourth straight game, trailed 66-54 with 9:57 left.

    The Trojans (4-5, 0-2) then made only one field goal and two free throws in the next 9 minutes. Layups by George Fant and Teeng Akol gave Western Kentucky a 73-70 lead with 1:13 left.

    Troy's Ray Chambers made 1 of 2 free throws, then Price hit two foul shots with 2 seconds left.

    The Hilltoppers have won eight of the last 12 games they have trailed at halftime after losing 12 straight in a similar situation.

    Antonie Myers led Troy with 20 points, including seven on a 14-0 first-half run.

    Price scored 10 points in 3 1/2 minutes to make it 43-35 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    TROY
    Points 75 71
    FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 10-17 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 13

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