Sun Belt Tournament - Florida International Falls 65-63 Against Western Kentucky - Game Recap
George Fant scored 17 points leading Western Kentucky to a 65-63 victory over Florida International at Summit Arena on Monday.
Western Kentucky won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 2.5-point spread.
Western Kentucky got 17 points from Jamal Crook and another 12 points from Brandon Harris. Kevin Kaspar contributed 3 assists, while George Fant cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Florida International got 15 points from Cameron Bell in a losing cause and another 14 points from Malik Smith. Deric Hill contributed 6 assists for them, while Tymell Murphy had 10 rebounds.
Western Kentucky led at halftime, 31-29.
Florida International won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.