BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 18 points as Western Kentucky defeated Marshall 91-84 on Saturday night. Jared Savage added 16 points for the Hilltoppers, while Jordan Rawls chipped in 15. Savage also had seven rebounds.
Carson Williams had 14 points for Western Kentucky (14-6, 7-1 Conference USA), which earned its fifth consecutive victory.
Taevion Kinsey had 16 points for the Thundering Herd (9-12, 3-5). Jarrod West added 15 points, 11 assists and six rebounds. Andrew Taylor had 15 points.
The Hilltoppers improve to 2-0 against the Thundering Herd on the season. Western Kentucky defeated Marshall 64-60 last Wednesday. Western Kentucky faces Florida Atlantic on the road on Thursday. Marshall faces Florida International on the road on Thursday.