BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Josh Hagins scored 14 points and dished out six assists to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 59-54 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night.
Leroy Isler scored 10 points for the Trojans (12-9, 6-4 Sun Belt Conference), who beat Western Kentucky for the second time this season. Arkansas-Little Rock won 75-67 against the Hilltoppers earlier this month.
The Trojans trailed 38-37 when Western Kentucky's George Fant made a free throw with 11:33 left in the second half. But Arkansas-Little Rock regained the lead by going on a 6-0 lead to claim a 43-38 advantage with 9:26 left to play.
Western Kentucky cut the deficit to two points on a few occasions, but was unable to pull ahead.
Brandon Harris finished with 22 points and eight rebounds for the Hilltoppers (11-9, 5-4), who have lost four of their last five games. Fant had 13 points and seven rebounds.
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