WKU Takes Down N.C. A&T 77-56

December 26, 2016

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Que Johnson scored 18 points and Pancake Thomas and Ben Lawson each added 13 points as WKU pulled away from North Carolina A&T in the second half for a 77-56 win on Tuesday night.

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22Opening tip during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) Opening tip during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers guard Pancake Thomas (12) takes a jump shot during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers guard Pancake Thomas (12) takes a jump shot during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) drives during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) drives during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) blocks the shot during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) blocks the shot of North Carolina A&T Aggies guard Martin Jones (12) during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) blocks the shot of North Carolina A&T Aggies guard Martin Jones (12) during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) slams the ball during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) slams the ball during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23)and WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) fight for an offensive rebound during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23)and WKU Hilltoppers forward Ben Lawson (14) fight for an offensive rebound during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury talks with WKU Hilltoppers guard Damari Parris (3) on the sideline during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury talks with WKU Hilltoppers guard Damari Parris (3) on the sideline during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers guard Tobias Howard (1) hits the easy lay up during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers guard Tobias Howard (1) hits the easy lay up during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) blocks the shot of North Carolina A&T Aggies guard Eliel Gonzalez (30) during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) blocks the shot of North Carolina A&T Aggies guard Eliel Gonzalez (30) during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) slams the ball during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Justin Johnson (23) slams the ball during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Anton Waters (42) fights for an offensive rebound during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Anton Waters (42) fights for an offensive rebound during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury talks with the team during a time out during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers head coach Rick Stansbury talks with the team during a time out during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)

 

NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22NCAA MBB 2016: Aggies vs Hilltoppers NOV 22WKU Hilltoppers forward Anton Waters (42) gets fouled as he attempts a shot in the lane during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky. (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics) WKU Hilltoppers forward Anton Waters (42) gets fouled as he attempts a shot in the lane during a NCAA men's basketball game between the North Carolina A&T Aggies  vs the WKU Hilltoppers, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at E. A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Kentucky.  (Photos by Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics)