RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike DiNunno made a layup with 3 seconds left, and Eastern Kentucky roared back from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat Western Carolina 72-70 and remain undefeated for the season on Saturday night.
The last time the Colonels started as well was in 1946-47, when the "Maroons" won their first 11 games.
The Colonels outshot the Catamounts 52.7 percent (28 of 52) to 30 percent (9 of 30) in the second half to stage the comeback.
Cosey tied the game at 68 with a layup with 51 seconds left, and the Catamounts' Trey Sumler made it 70-68 with 16 seconds left.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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