Youngstown State vs Eastern Kentucky

Youngstown State holds off Eastern Kentucky 75-67


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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Kendrick Perry had 31 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at the Kennesaw State Tournament on Sunday to lead Youngstown State over Eastern Kentucky 75-67.

With the help of an 18-1 run, the Penguins (3-0) led 36-26 at the half and went ahead by 15 early in the second.

Eastern Kentucky (2-1) battled back and trailed only 66-64 with 3:14 to go. Perry scored five straight points to give the Penguins a 7-point lead with 1:13 left.

Ryan Weber added 17 points with nine rebounds and four 3-pointers for a Youngstown State team that coaches picked to finish fifth in the Horizon League.

EKU is picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference this year but had no answer for the Penguins' do-everything guard. Perry had 66 points, 18 rebounds and 17 assists over the three-game weekend.

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Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso12-322-669
Oakland11-421-7126
Wright St.10-519-9118
Green Bay10-516-11134
N. Kentucky9-618-10132
Ill.-Chicago7-814-14246
Youngstown St.5-1111-18263
Milwaukee4-118-20276
Detroit4-116-21288
Clev. St.4-128-20239

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont14-120-564
Morehead St.9-513-14182
Jax. State8-616-13183
Tenn. Tech8-612-17248
Tenn. St.8-717-11156
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11171
Murray St.8-614-14238
SE Missouri St.8-613-16281
Austin Peay6-810-18271
Eastern Ill.6-914-14253
SIUE0-155-24333
 
Other games
STET 49 Final
ND 80
NKY 63 Final
UK 93