CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Glenn Cosey finished with 23 points, six rebounds and five assist to lead Eastern Kentucky past Chattanooga 63-52 Saturday.
Mike DiNunno added 12 points and six assist for the Colonels (9-0), who have won nine consecutive games.
Eastern Kentucky took a big lead early with a 14-1 run to start the game. Cosey hit a pair of 3-pointers and DiNunno also connected from downtown as both players accounted for all 14 points during the run.
Eastern Kentucky made six 3-pointers in the first half, four coming from Cosey, to help the Colonels take a 33-18 lead into halftime.
DiNunno's layup with 13:30 in the second half pushed the Colonels lead to 21, 49-28, as Chattanooga (2-6) failed to make it a contest.
Eastern Kentucky shot 57.9 percent (11 of 19) in the second half compared to Chattanooga's 45.8 percent (11 of 24).
Drazen Zlovaric led the Mocs with 12 points.
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