Arkltlrock 59
Wkentucky 26 28 54
Date of game: 1/19/2013

Recap: Western Ky vs. Ark-Little Rock

Bowling Green, KY (Sports Network) - Josh Hagins tallied 14 points and six assists as the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans completed the season sweep of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers by claiming a 59-54 decision in Sun Belt Conference action at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Leroy Isler added 10 points for UALR (12-9, 6-4 Sun Belt), which has won three of four.

For WKU (11-9, 5-4), Brandon Harris shot 6-of-11 from 3-point range on his way to 22 points. Harris also grabbed eight rebounds, and George Fant netted 13 points for the Hilltoppers, who have lost four of their last five tilts.

Neither team shot greater than 39 percent from the field in the first half, but WKU outscored UALR at the foul line, 7-3, as it took a 26-25 lead into intermission.

After a back-and-forth start to the second half, the Trojans took the lead for good at the 10:59 mark on a James White layup. UALR was able to pull away thanks to 60.9 percent field goal shooting after the break.

The Hilltoppers finished the game with more turnovers (18) than field goals (16).

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