Western Kentucky Buzzer-Beater tops UALR, 79-78

Trency Jackson's pull-up 3-pointer at the buzzer gave Western Kentucky the win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Trency Jackson's pull-up 3-pointer at the buzzer gave Western Kentucky a 79-78 win at Arkansas-Little Rock Saturday night.

Ben Dillard gave the Trojans a three-point lead with 44 seconds left by hitting the second of two free throws and Josh Hagins padded it to 77-74 by hitting the second of two with 11 seconds left.

Brandon Harris drilled a 3-pointer with five seconds left to cut the UALR lead to a point and Hagins again hit the second of two free throws to pad the lead with three seconds left.

The Hilltoppers in-bounded to Jackson, who dribbled into the forecourt and pulled up at the three-point line for the game-winner.

UALR was just 3 of 6 from the free throw line in the final minute.

Jackson finished with 20 points for Western Kentucky (16-7, 8-2 Sun Belt).

Hagins led Arkansas-Little Rock (12-12, 7-5) with 20 points.


WBKO.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 244573541 - wbko.com/a?a=244573541