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Recap - Western Kentucky Defeats Northern Iowa 93-87

Northern Iowa was scorched by Taveion Hollingsworth for 26 points as Western Kentucky defeated them 93-87 in NCAA action on Wednesday.

Western Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.0-point spread as favorites.

Western Kentucky got 21 points from Dayvion McKnight and another 14 points from Luke Frampton. Dayvion McKnight contributed 3 assists, while Charles Bassey cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Northern Iowa got 28 points from Noah Carter in a losing cause and another 28 points from AJ Green. AJ Green contributed 5 assists for them, while Noah Carter had 7 rebounds.

Western Kentucky was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Western Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-29.

Western Kentucky heads into a battle against Memphis. Northern Iowa, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Mary's.