BOWLING GREEN, KY. (AP) Brandon Newman scored 19 points as Western Kentucky beat Eastern Kentucky 79-69 on Sunday night.

Newman also contributed nine rebounds and five assists for the Hilltoppers (6-3). Don McHenry scored 18 points, shooting 7 for 14, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc. Khristian Lander shot 5 for 14, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 points.

The Colonels (3-3) were led by Leland Walker, who recorded 25 points. Devontae Blanton added 22 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Kentucky. In addition, Collin Cooper had nine points.


Western Kentucky plays Buffalo on the road on Saturday, and Eastern Kentucky visits UNC Greensboro on Thursday.


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