banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas State at Western Kentucky



(Saturday, January 18th)

Final Score: Western Kentucky 82, Arkansas State 77 (2OT)

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - George Fant notched a double-double with 27 points and 14 rebounds, leading the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to an 82-77 victory in double overtime against the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a Sun Belt Conference matchup at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Fant shot 11-of-18 from the field for the Hilltoppers (11-7, 3-2 Sun Belt), who have won three of their last five. T.J. Price and Chris Harrison-Docks contributed 19 and 13 points, respectively.

Kendrick Washington scored 20 points to lead the Red Wolves (10-7, 3-3), who have lost three of their last four. Brandon Reed (17 points), Kirk Van Slyke (14) and Ed Townsel (10) also reached double figures.

The Red Wolves came out shooting a solid 57.1 percent from the field in the first half. At the other end, the Hilltoppers shot 47.2 percent, but that included two more baskets from beyond the arc, which led to their 40-32 lead at the break.

In the second half, the Hilltoppers struggled, making just eight shots from the field for a 29.6 percent shooting mark. With 1:32 left to play, a Washington layup knotted the game at 64 and, with neither team scoring again in regulation, the game went to overtime.

The first overtime period was evenly matched, though WKU was up by two with 2:18 to play. That margin was erased with two free throws by Kelvin Downs with the clock stopped at 1:30, sending the game to a second overtime.

In the second overtime, the Hilltoppers scored first and never looked back, leading by as many as eight points. The Wolves made just two field goals in both extra sessions.

The Hilltoppers outscored their opponent 22-10 in points off turnovers and 25-4 in second chance points in a back-and-forth game that had nine lead changes.

01/19 00:32:58 ET

Other Stories

  • CFB: Oklahoma at West Virginia

    Tonight at 6:30 on FOX50

  • NFL: Oakland at New England

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Washington at Philadelphia

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • CFB: NC State vs. Presbyterian

    Tonight at 6:00 on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Hurricanes vs. Columbus

    Tomorrow at 1:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Panthers vs. Pittsburgh

    Tomorrow at 8:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
4th
DUKE 47
TULA 13
 
1st
ECU 7
UNC 10
 
6:00pm Tonight
TOWSN
NCCU
 
6:00pm Tonight
NCSU
PRES
 
8th
KAN 1
DET 3
 
7th
CHC 2
LOS 7
 
4:05pm Today
OAK
PHI
4:05pm Today
NYY
TOR
4:10pm Today
COL
ARI
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
BOS
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
CWS
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
CLE
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
NYM
7:10pm Tonight
HOU
SEA
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
7:15pm Tonight
STL
CIN
8:40pm Tonight
SDP
SFG
9:05pm Tonight
ANA
TEX
Final
WISC 68
BGU 17
 
Final
MSU 73
EMICH 14
 
Final
VT 24
GT 27
 
Final
PITT 20
IOWA 24
 
Final
RICE 42
ODU 45
 
Final
UGA 66
TROY 0
Final
SYR 20
MD 34
 
4th
DUKE 47
TULA 13
 
3rd
COL 21
HAW 9
 
Half
AKR 3
MARS 31
 
1st
WAKE 7
ARMY 0
 
1st
KU 7
CMICH 0
 
1st
ALA 7
UF 7
 
3:30pm Today
FIU 0
LOU 0
1st
ECU 7
UNC 10
 
1st
NAVY 7
RUTG 0
 
1st
SMU 0
TEXAM 3
 
1st
MICH 3
UTAH 0
 
1st
BYU 3
UVA 7
 
4:00pm Today
WYO
FATL
4:00pm Today
MIZZ
IND
4:00pm Today
PSU
UMASS
4:00pm Today
MINN
SJST
4:00pm Today
ILL
TXST
6:00pm Tonight
WASH
GASTATE
7:00pm Tonight
SMISS
APPST
7:00pm Tonight
TOL
BST
7:00pm Tonight
OHIO
IDAHO
7:00pm Tonight
CIN
UMO
7:00pm Tonight
MEM
MTST
7:00pm Tonight
LSU
MSST
7:00pm Tonight
ARK
NILL
7:00pm Tonight
ARKST
UTST
7:30pm Tonight
SALABAMA
GASO
7:30pm Tonight
WVU
OKLA
7:30pm Tonight
VANDY
SCAR
8:00pm Tonight
FSU
CLEM
8:00pm Tonight
NEB
MIAMI
8:00pm Tonight
NMST
NMU
8:00pm Tonight
HOU
UNLV
10:00pm Tonight
ARZ
CAL
10:30pm Tonight
BSU
LALAF
10:30pm Tonight
WASU
OREG
10:30pm Tonight
ORST
SDST
6:00pm Tonight
TOWSN
NCCU
 
6:00pm Tonight
NCSU
PRES