FRISCO, Texas (AP) Taveion Hollingsworth scored 22 points to lead five players in double figures and third-seeded Western Kentucky beat No. 6 seed UAB 98-70 in a Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal game Thursday night.
The Hilltoppers (23-9) advance to play second-seeded Old Dominion in a semifinal game Friday. Western Kentucky thoroughly avenged a 101-73 beating at the hands of the Blazers on March 3 to end the regular season.
Darius Thomas scored 20, Justin Johnson and Lamonte Bearden each scored 19 and Johnson grabbed 10 rebounds. Josh Anderson scored 10, Western Kentucky shot 37 of 62 (59.7 percent) from the field and 19 of 22 from the foul line.