Scores

Final

Norfolk State 44

(2-4, 2-2 away)

E Kentucky 68

(5-0, 4-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

1 2 T
NORF 17 2744
EKY 26 4268

Top Performers

Norfolk State: M. Hawkins 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Eastern Kentucky: M. DiNunno 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

E. Kentucky 68, Norfolk St. 44

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike DiNunno finished with 19 points and four steals to help Eastern Kentucky dominate Norfolk 68-44 Saturday night.

Glenn Cosey added 14 points, and Corey Walden chipped in off the bench with 15 points and four steals for the Colonels.

Eastern Kentucky (5-0) started the game on a 15-4 run, with all five starters scoring a basket during the stretch.

Norfolk (2-4) struggled in the first half, shooting just 26.1 percent (6 for 23) compared to the Colonels shooting 55 percent (11 for 20) of their first-half shots. Eastern Kentucky led at halftime 26-17.

Norfolk cut the lead to four in the second half, 36-32 with 11:30 remaining, but Eastern Kentucky answered with a 20-5 run to pull away. DiNunno and Walden sparked the Colonels with nine points apiece during the run, pushing Eastern Kentucky's lead to 19 at 56-37.

Malcolm Hawkins led Norfolk with 13 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NORF
EKY
Points 44 68
FG Made-Attempted 16-49 (.327) 26-51 (.510)
3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 5-17 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 11-12 (.917)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 26

2012-13 Season

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