The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team closed out its second straight road win in dominant fashion Saturday, outscoring Marshall 20-7 in the final six minutes to defeat the Thundering Herd 74-65 in Huntington, W.Va.

Western Kentucky redshirt sophomore Cora-Lynn von Dungern was named Conference USA Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. von Dungern becomes the second Lady Topper to earn C-USA in-season honors since WKU joined the league starting in 2014.

Western Kentucky had six players score in double figures to beat Marshall 91-84 on Saturday in the second meeting with the Thundering Herd this week.

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Western Kentucky had no choice but to fight back after an 0-2 start in C-USA play, as second-year head coach Greg Collins noted after Thursday’s 69-65 win against UAB snapped a three-game skid in the team’s first game at E.A. Diddle Arena in over a month.