BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP)Dontaie Allen scored 22 points to help Western Kentucky defeat UTSA 81-74 on Thursday night.
Allen had seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (12-11, 4-8 Conference USA). Emmanuel Akot scored 17 points while shooting 6 for 16 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line, and added seven rebounds and five assists. Jairus Hamilton was 5 of 11 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line to finish with 14 points. The Hilltoppers stopped a five-game losing streak with the victory.
The Roadrunners (7-17, 1-12) were led by Jacob Germany, who posted 20 points and 13 rebounds. DJ Richards added 17 points and 10 rebounds for UTSA. In addition, Christian Tucker had 11 points and six rebounds. The loss is the ninth straight for the Roadrunners.
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