COL BKB: Western Ky. 88, Kent St. 80 (OT)

March 17, 2005 at 1:04 AM

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., March 17 (UPI) -- Antonio Haynes scored 29 points Wednesday night as Western Kentucky advanced in the NIT with an 88-80, overtime win over Kent State.

The Hilltoppers will take on Wichita in the next round.

Anthony Winchester added 20 points for Western Kentucky (22-8) while Kent State (20-13) was led by 29 from Jay Youngblood.

Kent State owned a four-point halftime lead and then forced overtime when Jason Edwin made a field goal with less than a minute remaining to tie it at 61-61.

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