Highlights: Western Kentucky 59 – Mississippi Valley State 58

03/13/2012

DAYTON, OH – Western Kentucky closed the game on a 22-5 run to overcome a 16-point deficit and win a wild NCAA Tournament opener 59-58 over Mississippi Valley State.

The Hilltoppers move on to play top-seeded Kentucky in the second round on Thursday in Louisville.

Dave Ryan and Alaa Abdelnaby called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.

 

(Kevin Burwell’s layup ties the game early)

(Burwell puts Mississippi Valley State up 29-21 with a three)

(Cor-J Cox slams one home for a 15-point Delta Devil lead, 49-34)

(The Hilltoppers get back-to-back steals to cut it to 53-50)

(Derrick Gordon’s layup caps a 15-0 run and cuts it to 53-52)

(T.J. Price gives the Hilltoppers a 57-54 lead)

(WKU holds on for the win)

(Postgame interview with WKU’s Derrick Gordon)

(Dave Ryan and Alaa Abdelnaby recap the night’s action from Dayton)

Comments are closed.

Most Recent NCAA Basketball Posts

TWITBE: Zach Freemantle, Greg McDermott and Rob Dauster

14 January 2021 No Comments
Guests this week include Xavier sophomore forward Zach Freemantle, Creighton head coach Greg McDermott and NCAA basketball reporter Rob Dauster. The hosts for This Week In The BIG EAST are John Rooke, a well-known BIG EAST play-by-play voice for 33 years and Kevin McNamara, who has covered the BIG EAST…
Read More »

TWITBE: Dan Hurley, David Duke and Stu Jackson

07 January 2021 Comments are off for this post.
Guests as This Week in the Big East returns for its seventh season include Providence junior David Duke, UCONN head coach Dan Hurley and Big East Associate Executive Commissioner Stu Jackson. The hosts for This Week In The BIG EAST are John Rooke, a well-known BIG EAST play-by-play voice for…
Read More »

Great Games in NCAA Tournament History: Complete Archive

07 April 2020 Comments are off for this post.
With all sporting events on hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak, we, like fans, searched for outlets to replace the thrill of March Madness. For the past 40 years, the NCAA Radio Network has brought the tournament to millions of listeners and the memories of some of the buzzer-beaters, upsets,…
Read More »

Great Games in NCAA Tournament History: The 2019 National Championship Game

07 April 2020 Comments are off for this post.
Westwood One presents Great Games in NCAA Tournament History. In our final installment, we flash back one year to Championship Monday in 2019 as both Virginia and Texas Tech were appearing in their first title game. It would take overtime before the Cavaliers would come out on top. Kevin Kugler,…
Read More »
Load more posts