MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- — Charles Bassey scored 23 points with 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 68-52 on Sunday.
Bassey shot 9 for 12 from the floor and blocked five shots as the Hilltoppers swept Middle Tennessee, improving to 13-4, their best start since the 2001-02 season.
Jordan Rawls had 10 points for Western Kentucky (13-4, 6-2 Conference USA), which won its fourth consecutive game. Four other players scored at least eight points.
The Blue Raiders trailed 31-20 at halftime, making just 9 of their first 32 shots from the floor for 28% shooting.
Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 82-67 on Saturday.
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