New Orleans
WKU
58 - 83 Final
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Western Kentucky rolls 83-58 in Sun Belt tourney

Mar 7, 2010 - 3:26 AM HOT SPRINGS, Ark.(AP) -- Steffphon Pettigrew had 18 points and seven rebounds and Western Kentucky rolled to an 83-58 victory over New Orleans in the first round of the Sun Belt tournament Saturday night.

Sergio Kerusch scored 16 points and AJ Slaughter 13 for Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers (20-12), the No. 4 seed, will face Arkansas State in Sunday's quarterfinals.

Charles Carmouche led all scorers with 21 for New Orleans (8-22). Carl Blair had 16 points, but only five Privateers scored in the game.

It was 31-25 Hilltoppers at the half, but they quickly got the lead into double figures and then finished it off with a 17-0 run later in the half.

Western Kentucky was 31-of-55 from the field, or 56.4 percent. They shot 67.9 percent in the second half. They also scored 35 points off 25 Privateers turnovers.








  • SUN BELT TOURNAMENT
    AT HOT SPRINGS, AR
    NCAA BB NEW ORLEANS 58
    WKU 83 FINAL

    Mar 6 9:39 PM


  • SUN BELT TOURNAMENT
    AT HOT SPRINGS, AR
    NCAA BB NEW ORLEANS 25
    WKU 31 HALFTIME

    Mar 6 8:31 PM