Scores

Final OT

W Kentucky 67

(9-4, 2-0 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 64

(11-5, 3-1 Sun Belt)

    6:05 PM ET, January 7, 2010

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 OT T
    WKU 33 29 567
    USA 31 31 264

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: J. Evans 10 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    South Alabama: M. Brock 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    W. Kentucky 67, South Alabama 64

    Associated Press

    MOBILE, Ala. -- A.J. Slaughter scored 18 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, as Western Kentucky defeated South Alabama 67-64 on Thursday night.

    Steffphon Pettigrew added 16 points, hitting two free throws with 17 seconds left to seal the win for the Hilltoppers (9-4, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference), who snapped the Jaguars' three-game winning streak.

    The game was tied 12 times with 18 lead changes.

    South Alabama (11-5, 3-1) led 52-47 with 7:49 left, but the Hilltoppers used an 8-2 run to pull ahead. A Tim Williams layup gave South Alabama a 62-60 lead with 14 seconds left in regulation, then Pettigrew tied it with a layup. Williams missed a 3 with 1 second left to force overtime.

    Bryan Sherrer gave the Jaguars a 64-62 lead with 3:28 remaining, but they did not score again.

    Williams scored 18 to lead the Jaguars and Martino Brock had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    USA
    Points 67 64
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 23-61 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-25 (.240) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 3

    2009-10 Season

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