Scores

Final

Tenn St 67

(12-9, 6-2 OVC)

E Kentucky 76

(16-4, 6-1 OVC)

7:00 PM ET, January 24, 2013

1 2 T
TNST 24 4367
EKY 39 3776

Top Performers

Tennessee State: P. Miller 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Eastern Kentucky: M. DiNunno 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

E. Kentucky 76, Tennessee St. 67

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike DiNunno scored 24 points to go with seven assists and Corey Walden tallied 22 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Tennessee State 76-67 Thursday for its seventh win in its last nine games.

Eric Stutz added 10 points for Eastern Kentucky. Stutz, a sophomore, scored Eastern Kentucky's final six points of the first half to give the Colonels a 39-24 lead at halftime.

Eastern Kentucky (16-4, 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference) led 15-10 before Walden hit a layup and DiNunno and Timmy Knipp hit consecutive 3s to put the Colonels up 23-10. Tennessee State (12-9, 6-2) got back within 10, 23-15, but Walden and DiNunno hit treys as part of a 10-3 run that gave the Colonels a commanding 33-18 edge.

Eastern Kentucky shot a season-high 56 percent (25-for-45) from the floor, crossing the 50 percent threshold for the eighth time this season.

Patrick Miller's 20 points led Tennessee State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TNST
EKY
Points 67 76
FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 25-45 (.556)
3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 8-18 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 18-22 (.818)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 17

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 24, 2013 @EKY 76, TNST 67Recap
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