BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Carson Williams scored 24 points and his layup with 1:53 remaining gave Western Kentucky the lead en route to a 75-72 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.
Williams added two free throws for a three-point lead with 1:03 remaining and Camron Justice buried a key 3-pointer for a four-point lead with 21 seconds left. Justice finished off the win with a pair of free throws and a 75-72 lead with six seconds left. Gabe Watson's 3-pointer at the buzzer was off target for Southern Miss.
Western Kentucky plays at UTEP on Thursday. Southern Miss plays Florida Atlantic at home on Thursday.
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