Scores

Final

Kennesaw St 69

(4-16, 1-6 A-Sun)

NKU 82

(8-12, 4-4 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    The Bank of Kentucky Center, Highland Heights, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    KENN 41 2869
    NKU 42 4082

    Top Performers

    Kennesaw St: D. Love 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Stl

    Northern Kentucky: J. Jackson 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Northern Kentucky puts away Kennesaw State 82-69

    Associated Press

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Todd Johnson and Jordan Jackson each scored 18 points while Jalen Billups added 12 with eight rebounds as Northern Kentucky moved past Kennesaw State 82-69 Saturday night.

    The Norse (8-12, 4-4 Atlantic Sun) shot 55 percent from the field and had all five starters score in double figures. Tyler White hit a trio of 3-pointers to finish with 10 points and Anthony Monaco also had 10.

    Kennesaw State (4-16, 1-6) shot 47.6 percent, but was outrebounded 29-21. Delbert Love led the Owls with 15 points and Nate Rucker chipped in 14.

    Trailing 52-51 in the second half, Northern Kentucky surged ahead as Cole Murray hit two 3-pointers to fuel a 14-3 run, giving the Norse a 10-point lead with 8:54 to play.

    The Owls couldn't pull closer than eight the rest of the way as Northern Kentucky made their last 10 free throw attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENN
    NKU
    Points 69 82
    FG Made-Attempted 20-42 (.476) 22-40 (.550)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 7-13 (.538)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-37 (.649) 31-38 (.816)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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