Late basket leads W. Kentucky over Louisiana Tech in OT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth made a foul shot with 58 seconds left in overtime to give W. Kentucky the lead en route to a 95-91 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night. The Hilltoppers would not relinquish the advantage.
The Hilltoppers’ Hollingsworth hit a 3-pointer to even the contest at 80 with 6 seconds left in regulation and send the game to overtime.
Hollingsworth had a career-high 43 points to lead the Hilltoppers.
Hollingsworth shot 17 for 19 from the foul line. He added six rebounds.
The Hilltoppers improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs this season. W. Kentucky defeated Louisiana Tech 65-54 on Feb. 6.