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Recap - Western Kentucky Defeats Arkansas State 82-77

Western Kentucky got a 27-point performance from George Fant, who added 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky ran past Arkansas State 82-77 on Saturday at EA Diddle Arena.

The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 5, meaning the game was a push for bettors.

T.J. Price had 19 points for Western Kentucky and Chris Harrison-Docks chipped in with 13 points. Chris Harrison-Docks had 4 assists for them, while George Fant was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.

Arkansas State got 20 points from Kendrick Washington in a losing cause and another 17 points from Brandon Reed. Cameron Golden contributed 5 assists for them, while Kendrick Washington had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Western Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 40-34 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Western Kentucky as they grabbed 51 boards, while Arkansas State only had 37.