Western Kentucky beats Old Dominion 88-66, now 2nd in C-USA
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Taveion Hollingsworth scored 20 points and Justin Johnson added 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Western Kentucky completed a season sweep of Old Dominion, 88-66 to claim sole possession of second place in Conference USA Saturday night.
Western Kentucky (22-7, 14-2) came into the game tied with the Monarchs (22-6, 13-3) for second place behind Middle Tennessee. The Hilltoppers face the Blue Raiders Thursday and close out the regular season Saturday at UAB.
The Hilltoppers built a 16-point lead in the first half in front of a sold-out arena on Senior Night and cruised to the victory by shooting 59.3 percent from the field (35 of 59), including 5 of 15 from behind the 3-point arc.