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NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas-Little Rock at Western Kentucky



(Thursday, January 16th)

Final Score: Arkansas-Little Rock 87, Western Kentucky 83 (OT)

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Will Neighbour poured in 32 points as the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans outlasted the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers for an 87-83 victory in a Sun Belt Conference thriller at E.A. Diddle Arena.

James White provided UALR (9-8, 4-1 SBC) with a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds. Josh Hagins and Kemy Osse added 15 points apiece in the win.

Aleksej Rostov paced the Hilltoppers (10-7, 2-2) with 20 points. Chris Harrison-Dockswith chimed in with 14 points, Brandon Harris scored 13 points and Kevin Kaspar finished with 11.

The Trojans took a narrow, 33-31, lead into the intermission after they connected on 59.1 percent of their field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes of the contest. WKU trailed by just two points at the break thanks to its 50 percent efficiency from the floor in the first half.

The Hilltoppers knocked down 8-of-14 attempts from beyond the arc in the second period. UALR hit on 53.8 percent of its shots from the field in the second half. WKU led 71-69 before Hagins drained a jumper with eight seconds left to tie the score. Hagins then blocked a 3-point attempt by Harrison-Docks before rejecting a shot from beyond the arc by Harris at the buzzer to force an extra session.

Hagins continued to shine in overtime as he knocked down a pair of free-throw tries to give UALR an 86-83 lead with four seconds left.Hagins then stole the ball from Payton Hulsey with two seconds left and put the game out of reach with another successful free-throw conversion.

Both second units played a big role in the game. WKU's bench outscored the Trojans' reserves, 41-37. UALR made 18-of-22 tries at the charity stripe.

01/16 22:44:16 ET

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Final
CHR 4
DUR 8
 
11:05am Today
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7:00pm Tonight
MIA
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PIT 1
CIN 4
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CLE 2
KAN 8
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WAS 2
ANA 7
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TOR 9
BAL 3
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DET 8
CWS 6
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ATL 0
MIA 1
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TAM 7
MIN 3
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BOS 3
NYY 9
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NYM 0
STL 3
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CHC 9
ARI 2
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MIL 1
SDP 2
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COL 2
SFG 1
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OAK 4
TEX 5
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HOU 5
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PHI 3
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7:05pm Tonight
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ATL 85
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TOR 100
BRK 95
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CHI 99
WAS 101
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TAM 3
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BOS 3
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NYR 4
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DAL
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