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NCAA Game Summary - Western Kentucky at Troy



(Saturday, January 4th)

Final Score: Western Kentucky 60, Troy 51

Troy, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - George Fant scored 12 points and pulled down nine rebounds, and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers put forth a swarming defensive effort to beat the Troy Trojans, 60-51, in Sun Belt Conference action at Trojan Arena.

The Hilltoppers (9-5, 1-0 SBC) won for the fifth time in their last six tries despite Fant being the team's only double-digit scorer.

The Trojans (5-8, 0-1) were held to a dismal 28.3-percent shooting effort from the floor as they lost for the sixth time in their last seven outings.

WKU scored the game's first nine points and held Troy to 5-of-32 (.156) shooting in the first half, yet the Hilltoppers led by only a 21-17 margin at the break.

The Hilltoppers settled into an offensive rhythm in the second stanza, as they shot 55.2 percent from the floor and led by as many as 17 with eight minutes to play.

The victory was WKU's first at Troy since the 2007-08 season.

01/04 15:36:01 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
6th
KAN 0
SFG 5
 
4th
MIA 84
HOU 81
 
Final
MIN 107
IND 89
 
4th
OKC 88
UTA 105
 
Half
DEN 37
POR 50
 
1st
LAL 11
PHO 10
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
Half
LALAF 34
ARKST 23
 
Final
NJD 3
NYR 4
Final
BOS 5
SJS 3
Final
NYI 2
TOR 5
Final
MON 2
DET 1
 
3rd
NAS 3
ARI 3
 
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
2nd Intermission
CHI 3
PHI 0
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 6
VAN 2
 
2nd
COL 2
FLA 2
 
2nd
CAL 0
TAM 0