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11/29/2012 11:48 PM EST
Western Kentucky defeats Louisiana Monroe 65-54
WKU 65, UL MONROE 54
MONROE, La. (AP) -- C.J. Price shot 10 of 19 from the field and 5
of 11 from beyond the arc for a career-high 30 points, leading
Western Kentucky to a 65-54 victory over Louisiana Monroe in the
Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.
Price also had six rebounds, three assists and three blocks for
the Hilltoppers (5-2, 1-0).
The Warhawks (0-3, 0-1) were led by Amos Olatayo with 21 points
and Millaun Brown with 11. Olatayo was 8 of 12 from the field
and 3 of 4 on 3-pointers in the Warhawks' home opener.
Western Kentucky led 32-30 at the break, but Olatayo made three
layups for a 36-32 advantage 2:10 into the second half. The
Warhawks made it 39-35 on Olatayo's dunk, but the Hilltoppers
scored seven in a row, and O'Karo Akamune made a layup for a
44-42 advantage with 12:32 left to take the lead for good.
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