Coleman-Jones scores 20 points, grabs 11 boards to lead Middle Tennessee past Western Kentucky 74-72

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Jared Coleman-Jones scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Middle Tennessee’s 74-72 victory against Western Kentucky on Saturday night.

Jestin Porter split a pair of free throws to give Middle Tennessee a 73-72 lead with 1:48 remaining. Coleman-Jones added another free throw to cap the scoring with two seconds left. Porter then forced a turnover to end it.

Porter added 19 points and three steals for the Blue Raiders (12-16, 6-7 Conference USA). Elias King finished with 12 points.

Brandon Newman finished with 14 points for the Hilltoppers (19-8, 8-5). Rodney Howard added 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Western Kentucky. In addition, Don McHenry finished with 11 points and six rebounds. The loss broke the Hilltoppers’ five-game winning streak.


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