BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — A.J. Slaughter scored 20 points as Western Kentucky rallied to defeat Georgia 67-63 on Tuesday night.
The Hilltoppers (4-2) opened the game with an emphatic dunk by Jeremy Evans, which set the tone for an intense game.
Georgia (5-2) held the largest lead of the game at eight points at the 7:08 mark in the first half and took a 38-35 edge into halftime.
The first half was a two-man show between Slaughter and Georgia’s Terrance Woodbury, who each scored 16 points in the first half. Woodbury finished with 18 points.
Sergio Kerusch added 13 points for the Hilltoppers and Evans had 10.
Trey Thompkins was the only other Bulldog in double figures with 10.