Bassey leads Western Kentucky past Southern Miss in Conference USA semis


FRISCO, Texas – Charles Bassey had 10 points and 14 rebounds to lift Western Kentucky to a 70-59 win over Southern Miss in the Conference USA Conference tournament semifinals on Friday.

Josh Anderson had 18 points and eight rebounds for Western Kentucky (20-13). Taveion Hollingsworth added 17 points. Lamonte Bearden had 10 points for the Hilltoppers.

Tyree Griffin had 19 points for the Golden Eagles (20-12). He also had eight turnovers but only four assists. Cortez Edwards added 10 points. Leonard Harper-Baker had three blocks.

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Western Kentucky center Charles Bassey (23) hugs guard Patrick Murphy and forward Carson Williams after the team’s win over North Texas during an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, March 14, 2019, in the Conference USA men’s tournament in Frisco, Texas. (Photo: Austin Anthony/AP)

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