Kennesaw State vs Northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky 64, Kennesaw St. 53

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Eshaunte Jones posted 25 points to help Northern Kentucky beat Atlantic Sun Conference-foe Kennesaw State 64-53 and win its second straight game.

Tyler White came off the bench for 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range. Chad Jackson chipped in 10 points to go with eight boards and Ernest Watson pulled down 12 rebounds.

Northern Kentucky (6-11, 4-5) controlled the paint, holding a 37-28 rebounding advantage and outscoring Kennesaw State 24-20 inside.

The Norse shot 44.8 percent (13 of 29) in the first half for a 31-20 halftime lead. Kennesaw State, led by Aaron Anderson's 14 points and 10 rebounds, shot 33.3 percent (8 of 24) in the opening frame.

Kennesaw State (2-19, 1-8), who were without all-time leading scorer Markeith Cummings, trimmed the deficit to 44-41 with 6:05 remaining but never got any closer than three the rest of the way.

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Kennesaw State (2-19)203353
Northern Kentucky (6-11) «313364

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Kennesaw State Owls
A. Anderson, F336-122-4100414
N. Pruitt, F302-42-23028
B. Dawson, F293-63-42049
D. Love, G343-130-06338
M. Hamilton, G240-40-01320
Y. Brown271-60-00322
J. Montgomery132-41-10116
K. Drees80-03-43013
A. Osemhen21-11-10003
Totals 18-5012-1628101953
 36%75% 
Northern Kentucky Norse
E. Watson, F232-30-012034
J. Staley, F90-10-00010
E. Jones, G358-195-643025
E. Faulkner, G320-44-43534
C. Jackson, G305-100-183410
T. White275-61-211113
T. Johnson201-30-02123
A. Monaco132-40-02015
J. Flournoy70-10-00120
N. Snodgrass40-10-00000
Totals 23-5210-1337141764
 44.2%76.9% 
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Lipscomb11-320-13189
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S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328

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Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258
 
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