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Tate scores 30 to lead N. Kentucky past Green Bay 86-82

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jalen Tate had a career-high 30 points as Northern Kentucky narrowly beat Green Bay 86-82 on Saturday to clinch at least a share of its second consecutive Horizon League regular-season championship.

The Norse (23-8, 13-5) began the day tied with Wright State for the conference lead. Wright State played at Milwaukee later in the day.

Drew McDonald scored 13 points for Northern Kentucky and became the school's all-time scoring leader with 2,011 points.

Tyler Sharpe had 16 points and nine rebounds for Northern Kentucky. Dantez Walton had 11 points for the visitors.

Sandy Cohen III had 25 points and eight assists for the Phoenix (16-15, 10-8). JayQuan McCloud added 20 points. Tank Hemphill had 10 points.

The Norse improved to 2-0 against the Phoenix on the season. Northern Kentucky defeated Green Bay 87-65 on Jan. 24.

The Norse and the Phoenix next take the floor in the Horizon League Tournament.

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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 23-8 414586
home team logo Green Bay 16-15 414182
Team Stats
away team logo N. Kentucky 23-8 78.5 PPG 40.1 RPG 16.9 APG
home team logo Green Bay 16-15 81.3 PPG 40.7 RPG 15.2 APG
Key Players
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D. McDonald 18.7 PPG 9.4 RPG 2.8 APG 47.2 FG%
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S. Cohen III 17.5 PPG 6.4 RPG 4.7 APG 47.5 FG%
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