Western Kentucky vs Louisiana-Lafayette Final: 75-72 - Recap

Western Kentucky grabbed a 75-72 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday, behind an 18-point effort from George Fant at EA Diddle Arena.

Western Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.

Western Kentucky got 15 points from Chris Harrison-Docks and another 13 points from T.J. Price. Chris Harrison-Docks contributed 3 assists, while George Fant cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette got a 31-point performance from Elfrid Payton, who was supported by 14 points from Xavian Rimmer. Elfrid Payton had 3 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Elfrid Payton grabbed 13 rebounds.

Western Kentucky led at halftime, 37-34.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Lafayette as they grabbed 47 boards, while Western Kentucky only had 35.