Youngstown State vs Eastern Kentucky

Youngstown State holds off Eastern Kentucky 75-67


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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Kendrick Perry had 31 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at the Kennesaw State Tournament on Sunday to lead Youngstown State over Eastern Kentucky 75-67.

With the help of an 18-1 run, the Penguins (3-0) led 36-26 at the half and went ahead by 15 early in the second.

Eastern Kentucky (2-1) battled back and trailed only 66-64 with 3:14 to go. Perry scored five straight points to give the Penguins a 7-point lead with 1:13 left.

Ryan Weber added 17 points with nine rebounds and four 3-pointers for a Youngstown State team that coaches picked to finish fifth in the Horizon League.

EKU is picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference this year but had no answer for the Penguins' do-everything guard. Perry had 66 points, 18 rebounds and 17 assists over the three-game weekend.

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Scoreboard
Youngstown State (3-0) «363975
Eastern Kentucky (2-1)264167

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Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
Other games
STET 49 Final
ND 80
NKY 63 Final
UK 93