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McDonald's 23 pts sends N Kentucky past Youngstown St

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Drew McDonald scored 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds and Northern Kentucky beat Youngstown State 82-74 on Saturday.

The Norse (16-4, 6-1 Horizon League) entered the game in a first-place tie with Detroit Mercy in league play. NKU now has won eight of its last nine game and is off to its best start since 2011-12, the Norse's last year of Division II play.

Jalen Tate and Tyler Sharpe each scored 13 for the Norse. NKU finished 29-of-57 shooting (51 percent) and had a 36-24 rebounding advantage.

Donel Cathcart III led Youngstown State (6-15, 2-6) with 16 points, Antwan Maxwell Jr. scored 13, Garrett Convington 11 and Darius Quisenberry 10.

Quisenberry's layup with 11:36 left gave the Penguins a 55-54 lead. McDonald followed with a jump shot, Zaynah Robinson added a jumper and McDonald's layup made it 60-55 and Northern Kentucky led the rest of the way.

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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 N. Kentucky 16-4 384482
home team logo Youngstown St. 6-15 344074
Team Stats
away team logo N. Kentucky 16-4 79.1 PPG 39.9 RPG 17.1 APG
home team logo Youngstown St. 6-15 75.5 PPG 41.2 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
34
D. McDonald 19.1 PPG 9.5 RPG 2.9 APG 48.2 FG%
3
D. Quisenberry 13.8 PPG 2.9 RPG 3.8 APG 41.0 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