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Northern Kentucky pulls away late, beats Morehead St. 84-79

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Drew McDonald had 32 points and 11 rebounds as Northern Kentucky pulled away in the final minute to beat Morehead State 84-79 on Wednesday night.

McDonald's layup gave Northern Kentucky a 79-78 with 1:00 remaining. DeJuan Marrero missed a layup on the Eagles' ensuing possession, and McDonald grabbed the rebound. Lavone Holland made 3 of 4 from the line to stretch the Norse's lead to 82-79 with eight seconds to play. Carson Williams then forced a turnover and made a pair of free throws to end it.

Jalen Tate scored 13 points for Northern Kentucky (4-3). Holland and Cole Murray added 12 points apiece.

Malik Maitland scored 18 points and had seven assists to lead Morehead State (2-4), which made 9 of 14 3-pointers. Miguel Dicent chipped in 16 points and made three 3-point shots.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo N. Kentucky 26-9 78.5 PPG 40.1 RPG 16.9 APG
home team logo Morehead St. 13-20 73.7 PPG 38.7 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
34
D. McDonald 18.7 PPG 9.4 RPG 2.8 APG 47.2 FG%
2
J. Walker 15.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.6 APG 42.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB