|Conference USA Tournament - North Texas Mean Green vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Wrap - Western Kentucky Wins 67-51|
Taveion Hollingsworth scored 23 points leading Western Kentucky to a 67-51 victory over North Texas at Ford Center at The Star on Thursday.
Bettors who backed Western Kentucky were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -3.0 at sportsbooks.
Josh Anderson had 13 points for Western Kentucky and Charles Bassey chipped in with 9 points. Lamonte Bearden had 8 assists for them, while Charles Bassey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
North Texas got 13 points from Ryan Woolridge in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jorden Duffy. Ryan Woolridge contributed 6 assists for them, while Zachary Simmons had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Western Kentucky were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
The rebound battle favored Western Kentucky as they grabbed 40 boards, while North Texas only had 36