MADISON, Wis. (AP) Brad Davison’s free throw with two seconds to go lifted Wisconsin to an 81-80 win against Western Kentucky on Wednesday night.
Darius Thompson tear-drop jumper tied the score at 80-80 for Western Kentucky with two seconds left in regulation.
Ethan Happ and Brevin Pritzl scored 17 points each for Wisconsin (5-7), which snapped a two-game losing streak.
Jake Ohmer drilled back-to-back 3-pointers to start the run, which was capped by a Thompson layup that gave the Hilltoppers a 34-29 edge with 3:08 to go in the first.
… Justin Johnson, Bearden and Ohmer combined for 27 of Western Kentucky’s first-half points, including 4 of 6 shooting from long range.
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