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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
Final
DUR 5
GWI 2
 
Final
NEP 30
CAR 7
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
GWI
 
Final
CHC 4
BAL 1
Final
NYY 4
CWS 3
Final
CLE 1
HOU 5
Final
WAS 3
SFG 10
Final
PHI 5
STL 4
Final
TOR 0
TAM 8
Final
CIN 1
ATL 3
Final
BOS 3
SEA 5
Final
TEX 3
KAN 6
Final
MIN 20
DET 6
Final
MIL 3
PIT 8
Final
COL 5
MIA 13
Final
ARI 5
SDP 1
Final
OAK 5
ANA 3
Final
LOS 6
NYM 2
1:05pm Today
NYY
CWS
 
1:07pm Today
TOR
TAM
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
DET
 
1:35pm Today
BOS
SEA
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
BAL
 
4:05pm Today
WAS
SFG
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
HOU
 
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
ATL
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIL
PIT
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
 
8:10pm Tonight
COL
MIA
 
8:10pm Tonight
ARI
SDP
 
8:25pm Tonight
TEX
KAN
 
9:05pm Tonight
OAK
ANA
 
9:10pm Tonight
LOS
NYM
 
Final
NEP 30
CAR 7
 
Final
DET 13
JAC 12
 
Final
NYJ 24
NYG 35
 
Final
GBP 31
OAK 21
 
Final
SEA 34
CHI 6
 
4:30pm Today
BUF
TAM
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
DAL
7:00pm Tonight
ATL
TEN
7:30pm Tonight
BAL
WAS
8:00pm Tonight
KAN
MIN
8:00pm Tonight
IND
NOS
8:00pm Tonight
CLE
STL
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
HOU
Final
DUR 5
GWI 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
GWI