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by Gary Stepp

Trevor Tiller

Trevor Tiller

The ALC Eagles traveled to Bowling Green to face NCAA opponent Western Kentucky University. The contest with the Hilltoppers was played on December 29th. The Eagles dropped a 104-62 decision.

WKU jumped out to an expected early lead, but the Eagles scrapped to close to 15-13 with 14:05 left in the first half.  The Hilltoppers T.J. Price  hit two 3-pointers to spark an 11-0 run, and the Hilltoppers went on to increase the lead to 60-31 at the break.

In the second half, the visitors played hard, but WKU was able to use their strength to prevent any type of comeback.

For ALC (4-10), Trevor Tiller led all scorers with 20 points, including 4-5 from the three point line. He also added 4 assists. Tyler Rogers added 17 points while Austin Crisp contributed 10. Cody Stumbo battled the bigger Hilltoppers all night and hauled down a game high 12 rebounds.

Western (7-5) was led by Trency Jackson with 17.