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Western Kentucky ripsUTA on Senior Night

Kendall Noble scored 22 points Saturday and Western Kentucky overwhelmed UT Arlinton 94-70 on Senior Night.

The Hilltoppers (19-8, 11-5 Sun Belt) scored the first nine points of the game and raced to a 52-27 halftime lead.

Desherra Nwanguma led the Mavericks (4-23, 3-13) with 19 points. Tahlia Pope added 16. Chauntandra Williams pitched in with 14 points for UTA.

“Western Kentucky really raised its level of play since last time we saw them,” UTA coach Krista Gerlich said.

“They came out aggressive in the first four possessions and we stumbled and didn't fight back early.”

Seniors Malaika Green, Briana Walker, Laila Suleiman and Nwanguma played their final home game at UTA.

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