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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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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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont12-420-1295
Tenn. St.11-520-11148
Tenn. Tech11-519-11134
Morehead St.11-523-14127
Eastern Ky.6-1015-16210
Jax. State4-128-23309
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-15212
Murray St.10-617-14169
Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton13-321-11154
S.C. State12-419-15205
Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Beth.-Cook.10-614-18288
Savannah St.9-716-16277
N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Howard6-1012-20328
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
 
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