Kennesaw State vs Stetson

Freshman scores 30 in first start for Kennesaw State in win


DELAND, Fla. (AP) Freshman guard James Scott made his first start and scored a career-high 30 points, Aubrey Williams added 20 points and 10 rebounds and Kennesaw State defeated Stetson 92-85 on Thursday night.

With leading scorer Kendrick Ray out because of illness, Scott stepped up, going 11 of 19 from the floor and 9 of 11 from the line.

Nick Masterson scored 14 points and Tyler Hooker 11 for the Owls (12-14, 6-4 Atlantic Sun), whose dozen victories are the most since the 2009-10 season.

Divine Myles scored 30 points on 12-of-20 shooting for the Hatters (10-17, 2-8).

Williams scored 17 points and Scott 16 in the first half when the Owls took a 43-31 lead.

The Owls led by 19 early in the second half but the Hatters rallied and the game was tied at 76-all with three minutes remaining. The Hatters got within a point with 7:48 left. But the Owls outscored Stetson 16-9 the rest of the way, with Williams scoring seven points.

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Kennesaw State Owls
A. Williams, F357-96-9100320
J. Jones, F231-31-47033
J. Scott, G3811-199-1144333
N. Masterson, G325-91-135114
K. Clarke, G161-30-01252
T. Hooker243-75-832411
J. Nielsen160-11-33041
A. Wilson93-30-02116
Z. Cameron51-10-02112
K. Jankovic20-00-00010
Totals 32-5523-3636152692
Stetson Hatters
D. Newton, F335-133-551313
B. Pegg, F274-60-69038
D. Myles, G4012-204-743330
L. Doyle, G312-50-05045
B. Glasford, G203-53-42159
A. Rivera202-64-60148
L. Goodman162-54-430210
L. Dennis131-30-15022
Totals 31-6318-333562685
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-02-2251
S.C. Upstate0-02-3277
Kennesaw St.0-01-4275
No. Florida0-01-6331
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PUR 69 Final
IND 64
UNC 78 Final
WISC 70 Final
NEB 69
SMU 66 Final
ORE 79 Final
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PORT 41 Final