CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Taveion Hollingsworth scored 14 points, Charles Bassey had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Western Kentucky beat Charlotte 67-63 on Friday in the first Conference USA matchup of the season for both teams.
Dayvion McKnight added 12 points and six assists for Western Kentucky (8-2), which earned its sixth straight victory.
McKnight made four free throws in the final seven seconds.
Jahmir Young had 23 points and six rebounds for the 49ers (4-4). Brice Williams scored a career-high 21 points and had seven rebounds. Jordan Shepherd had 10 points.
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