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Eastern Kentucky vs North Carolina Central

E. Kentucky 63, NC Central 57

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Mike DiNunno scored 21 points and Eastern Kentucky stayed unbeaten with a 63-57 victory over North Carolina Central Tuesday night in nonconference play.

The Colonels (8-0) led 31-22 at halftime, closing the half on a 10-1 run. Behind Jeremy Ingram (18 points) and Ray Willis (16), North Carolina Central (5-5) got within three points in the second half but no closer.

It's Eastern Kentucky's best start since the 1946-47 season, which began 11-0.

DiNunno scored the game's first points on a layup and the last three on free throws in the final 0:30.

Glenn Cosey added 11 points for Eastern Kentucky, which was outrebounded 38-19. The Colonels had decisive edges in two categories. They were 8 for 21 on 3-pointers, DiNunno making 4 of 6 treys. North Carolina Central was 1 for 7 from the arc, Ingram 1 for 6. Eastern Kentucky committed just 10 turnovers to the Eagles' 22.

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Eastern Kentucky (8-0) «313263
North Carolina Central (5-5)223557

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F212-31-31205
D. Muff, F112-23-31017
M. DiNunno, G407-123-401221
G. Cosey, G393-103-474111
T. Johnson, G182-60-03144
C. Walden262-40-01254
M. Lewis251-41-22204
J. Johnson203-70-02057
Totals 22-4811-1619121863
 45.8%68.8% 
North Carolina Central Eagles
S. Kidd, F313-63-49149
J. Copeland, Jr., F170-12-43142
R. Willis, G407-152-352016
J. Ingram, G385-157-871218
E. Chapman, G261-12-24134
K. Jawara211-30-06132
D. Ferguson140-00-00230
A. Houston123-40-02016
A. Galaya10-00-00000
Totals 20-4516-213892057
 44.4%76.2% 
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N.C. A&T6-109-23340
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Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
Florida A&M2-142-27350
 
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