BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- George Fant scored a career-high 27 points and tied a career-high with 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky outlasted Arkansas State 82-77 in double-overtime Saturday night.
Chris Harrison-Docks scored four of his 13 points during a 7-0 WKU (11-7, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference) run in the second overtime that pushed the Hilltoppers' lead to 80-72 with 24 seconds left.
Arkansas State (10-7, 3-3), which made 26-of-54 (48 percent) field goals in regulation, made just 2-of-12 field goals in the extra frames.
Harrison-Docks missed a 3-pointer with 6 seconds left in the first overtime and Arkansas State's Raheem Dickerson missed a trey with 4 seconds to play in regulation.
T.J. Price finished with 19 points and eight rebounds for WKU, which out-rebounded the Red Wolves 51-37.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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