Western Kentucky shot 62.5 percent in the second half last night at Old Dominion, powering its way to a 75-68 victory. The Hilltoppers remained unbeaten in league play and snapped a six-game losing streak to Old Dominion. WKU hadn’t won in Norfolk since 1991.
Senior forward Justin Johnson notched his 30th career double-double with 25 points and 14 rebounds and also had three blocks and two assists. WKU is in action tomorrow night at Charlotte with pregame coverage at 5:30 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Behind a record-setting performance from C-USA Freshman of the Year candidate Raneem Elgedawy, WKU closed its four-game home stand with a C-USA-record 54-point win, 101-47, against Florida International. Elgedawy hauled in 23 rebounds, tied for the most by an individual in a C-USA game in conference history, and added 13 points for her third double-double of the season. The Lady Toppers return to action tomorrow at UAB.