Jackson, Fant, Price, lead W. Kentucky past FAU 71-68
Jackson converted a three-point play, Price made a jumper and Fant hit a pair of free throws to spark 12-straight points by Western Kentucky (16-10, 9-5 Conference USA). The Hilltoppers extended that to an 18-2 run for a 58-50 lead with eight minutes left.
Justin Massey, Solomon Poole and Jackson Trapp hit 3-pointers on consecutive Florida Atlantic (8-17, 1-13) possessions, cutting the Owls' deficit to 68-70 with 34 seconds to play, but Price made 1 of 2 free throws before FAU missed its last two shots.
Western Kentucky snapped a four-game skid while FAU lost its 10th in a row.