BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth made a layup with 45 seconds remaining and added a free throw with 23 seconds left to give Western Kentucky a 66-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Friday night. Taveion Hollingsworth followed with a free throw to help secure the win for the Hilltoppers.
Charles Bassey had 24 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Hilltoppers.
Bassey made 9 of 10 free throws. He added four blocks.
Josh Anderson had 12 points and eight rebounds for Western Kentucky (9-3, 2-1 Conference USA), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Taveion Hollingsworth added 11 points. Carson Williams had 10 points and eight rebounds.