Scores

Final

Kennesaw State 53

(2-19, 1-8 A-Sun)

NKU 64

(6-11, 4-5 A-Sun)

7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

Bank of Kentucky Center, Highland Heights, Kentucky

1 2 T
KENN 20 3353
NKU 31 3364

Top Performers

Kennesaw State: A. Anderson 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Blk

Northern Kentucky: E. Jones 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

Northern Kentucky 64, Kennesaw St. 53

Associated Press

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Eshaunte Jones posted 25 points to help Northern Kentucky beat Atlantic Sun Conference-foe Kennesaw State 64-53 and win its second straight game.

Tyler White came off the bench for 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range. Chad Jackson chipped in 10 points to go with eight boards and Ernest Watson pulled down 12 rebounds.

Northern Kentucky (6-11, 4-5) controlled the paint, holding a 37-28 rebounding advantage and outscoring Kennesaw State 24-20 inside.

The Norse shot 44.8 percent (13 of 29) in the first half for a 31-20 halftime lead. Kennesaw State, led by Aaron Anderson's 14 points and 10 rebounds, shot 33.3 percent (8 of 24) in the opening frame.

Kennesaw State (2-19, 1-8), who were without all-time leading scorer Markeith Cummings, trimmed the deficit to 44-41 with 6:05 remaining but never got any closer than three the rest of the way.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENN
NKU
Points 53 64
FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 23-52 (.442)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 10-13 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 11

2012-13 Season

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