BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- — Taveion Hollingsworth converted a go-ahead three-point play with 25 seconds left to propel Western Kentucky to a 60-57 win over Old Dominion in a regular-season finale on Saturday.
Western Kentucky (18-6, 11-3) finished first in the Conference USA East standings, ahead of second-place Old Dominion (15-7, 11-5).
Hollingsworth scored on a floater, drew the foul, and converted the free throw to put the Hilltoppers ahead for the final margin. He scored 19 points to lead the Hilltoppers.
After Western Kentucky outscored Old Dominion 36-33 in the first half, both teams scored 24 in the second as the hosts clinched the victory. The Monarchs’ 24 second-half points were a season low for the team.
The Hilltoppers split the season series. Old Dominion defeated Western Kentucky 71-69 on Friday. Both teams head for the conference tournament that begins Wednesday.
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