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McDonald scores 31, Northern Kentucky beats Coastal Carolina

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Drew McDonald had seven of his season-high 31 points in the final four minutes to help Northern Kentucky close out the NKU Basketball Classic with an 89-83 win over Coastal Carolina on Sunday night.

McDonald's layup with 1:26 left made it 84-76 for the Norse (6-0). The Chanticleers' David Kralj hit a 3-pointer at 1:09 to cut the deficit to five, but Northern Kentucky made 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute.

The Norse had a 13-0 run to build their largest lead at 74-60 on Tyler Sharpe's 3-pointer with 7:23 left. Neither team had led by more than six up to that point.

McDonald grabbed 12 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Jalen Tate added 16 points, Sharpe scored 15 and Dantez Walton 11.

Zach Cuthbertson led Coastal Carolina (3-3) with 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Tyrell Gumbs-Frater scored 16 and Amidou Bamba 10.

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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
12T
away team logo Chanticleers 3-3 364783
home team logo Norse 6-0 395089
Team Stats
away team logo Chanticleers 3-3 77.7 PPG 39.8 RPG 13.3 APG
home team logo Norse 6-0 78.5 PPG 40.1 RPG 16.9 APG
Key Players
40
Z. Cuthbertson 18.2 PPG 8.1 RPG 2.4 APG 48.8 FG%
34
D. McDonald 18.7 PPG 9.4 RPG 2.8 APG 47.2 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
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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