RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Devontae Blanton scored 24 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Bellarmine 82-70 on Saturday night.

Blanton shot 9 for 13 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 4 of 8 from the free-throw line for the Colonels (9-9, 5-0 Atlantic Sun Conference). Leland Walker scored 21 points while going 6 of 15 from the floor, including 0 for 3 from 3-point range, and 9 for 10 from the foul line. Isaiah Cozart finished 4 of 9 from the floor to finish with nine points, while adding 13 rebounds.

Bash Wieland finished with 20 points for the Knights (4-16, 0-5). Ben Johnson added 18 points and two steals for Bellarmine. In addition, Langdon Hatton had 12 points and 11 rebounds. The Knights prolonged their losing streak to nine straight.


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