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NCAA Game Summary - Murray State at Western Kentucky



(Saturday, December 21)

Final Score: Western Kentucky 71, Murray State 64

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Harrison-Docks led the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers with 16 points, on their way to a 71-64 victory over instate rival the Murray State Racers at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Harrison-Docks sank 7-of-8 from the free-throw line and 3-of-6 from 3-point range for the Hilltoppers (7-4). T.J. Price (15 points), Trency Jackson (14) and George Fant (14) also reached double figures.

T.J. Sapp and Jarvis Williams took care of most of the offense for the Racers (5-6), netting 25 and 24 points, respectively. None of their teammates were able to join them in double-digit scoring.

The Hilltoppers struggled to get into a rhythm offensively in the first half, shooting just 32.4 percent from the field, including only 2-of-12 from 3-point range. The Racers' 46.4 percent from the floor was enough to put them ahead by 14 points midway through the first half and 33-28 at halftime.

WKU mounted a comeback in the second half, where it shot an improved 48.4 percent from the field, with 10 more attempts than its opponent, which shot 52.4 percent. The Hilltoppers were also bolstered by a 9-of-12 performance from the line to the Racers' 6-of-10. WKU grabbed an 11-point lead with three minutes left, part of the 10th and final lead change of the contest.

WKU outrebounded Murray State, 39-30, and had an advantage on second-chance points, 17-9.

12/21 18:24:57 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
DET
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
ANA
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
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OAK
SEA
 
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SDP
ARI
 
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LOS
WAS
 
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1