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Youngstown State holds off Eastern Kentucky 75-67


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
Green Bay0-04-3204
Youngstown St.0-03-4277
Clev. St.0-02-4192
Wright St.0-02-4186
N. Kentucky0-01-4122

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-06-1127
Morehead St.0-04-1304
Tenn. Tech0-05-2248
Tenn. St.0-04-2233
Jax. State0-03-6346
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-05-232
Austin Peay0-03-4229
UT Martin0-02-5270
Eastern Ill.0-00-4316
SE Miss. St.0-00-5299
Other games
STET 49 Final
ND 80
NKY 63 Final
UK 93