Monday, March 2, 2015

Western Kentucky Blows By FIU on Senior Night

Western Kentucky 77
Florida International 61

Final from Bowling Green, Kentucky

Game recap by WKU:

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Trency Jackson scored 17 points, T.J. Price added 15 and WKU cruised past FIU 77-61 on Saturday.

FIU opened a seven-point lead early, but WKU erased that quickly as Jackson drilled back-to-back 3-pointers and Price added one from long distance to take a 22-19 lead. FIU never led or tied again.

The Hilltoppers made four more 3s in the half and led 36-28 at the break.

WKU led by 10 with 8:11 to go, but used a 12-point run - including Chris Harrison-Docks' 3-pointer - to put away FIU for good.

Jackson made five 3-pointers as WKU went 11 of 21 from beyond the arc and shot 58 percent overall.

Dennis Mavin led FIU (13-16, 6-10) with 16 points. Kris Gulley had 15 and Daviyon Draper added 10.

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