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McDonald's double-double helps N. Kentucky beat IUPUI 92-77

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Drew McDonald had his seventh double-double of the season and Tyler Sharpe scored 16 points to help Northern Kentucky beat IUPUI 92-77 on Friday night in the Horizon League opener for both teams.

McDonald finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds, making 6 of 9 from the field, including 3-of-4 3-pointers, and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line. Dantez Walton added 12 points and Jalen Tate and Adrian Nelson scored 10 apiece for Northern Kentucky (11-3).

McDonald hit a 3-pointer to spark a 20-4 run that made it 36-20 when Paul Djoko hit two foul shots with 3:41 left in the first half. IUPUI, which missed six consecutive shots and committed four turnovers during that stretch, trailed by double figures the rest of the way.

Jaylen Minnett led IUPUI (8-6) with 14 points on 5-of-17 shooting. Camron Justice added 12 points, nine below his season average.

NKU scored 26 points off 16 Jaguars turnovers.

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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 IUPUI 8-6 304777
home team logo N. Kentucky 11-3 514192
Team Stats
away team logo IUPUI 8-6 76.0 PPG 40.7 RPG 14.3 APG
home team logo N. Kentucky 11-3 78.5 PPG 40.1 RPG 16.9 APG
Key Players
5
C. Justice 18.6 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.9 APG 42.5 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
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