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E. Tennessee State vs Northern Kentucky

ETSU 49, Northern Kentucky 44

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Jarvis Jones posted 12 points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists to help East Tennessee State pull away, then hold off Northern Kentucky 49-44 Monday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference matchup.

Hunter Harris also had 12 points and Lester Wilson chipped in 11 for the Bucs, who snapped a nine-game losing streak.

Northern Kentucky (3-10, 1-4), which trailed by as many as 10, 24-14, in the first half, cut the deficit to 26-22 after Eshaunte Jones (18 points) hit a jumper to open the second half. But Jarvis Jones answered with a jumper and Harris made a layup to push ETSU (4-12, 2-1) back up by eight.

Wilson's free throw with 10:10 left gave the Bucs a 39-29 lead as Northern Kentucky never got any closer than four the rest of the way.

Northern Kentucky made just 7 of 12 free throws, which proved to be the difference.

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L. Wilson, F355-101-240111
K. Gadsden-Gilliard, F331-20-15223
H. Harris, F264-44-451412
J. Jones, G334-114-443212
P. McClain, G210-20-01230
R. Rembert212-30-01015
J. Walton191-43-43005
Y. Barrueta120-11-24211
Totals 17-3713-1730101449
 45.9%76.5% 
Northern Kentucky Norse
E. Watson, F261-31-26113
J. Staley, F81-11-21003
C. Jackson, G342-75-65149
E. Faulkner, G290-50-02400
T. White, G252-70-01116
E. Jones317-120-041318
N. Snodgrass232-50-01115
A. Monaco130-10-01220
J. Flournoy60-10-01000
T. Johnson50-10-20000
Totals 15-437-1223111244
 34.9%58.3% 
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