Newman scores 19 in Western Kentucky's 79-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky
Newman also contributed nine rebounds and five assists for the Hilltoppers (6-3). Don McHenry scored 18 points, shooting 7 for 14, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc. Khristian Lander shot 5 for 14, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 points.
The Colonels (3-3) were led by Leland Walker, who recorded 25 points. Devontae Blanton added 22 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Kentucky. In addition, Collin Cooper had nine points.
Western Kentucky plays Buffalo on the road on Saturday, and Eastern Kentucky visits UNC Greensboro on Thursday.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|