JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- John Walton made 8 of 9 shots for a career-high 23 points and Jarvis Jones added 22 to help East Tennessee State complete the season sweep of Kennesaw State, 79-70, Thursday night in Atlantic Sun Conference play.
Rashawn Rembert chipped in 18 points for ETSU, which won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
ETSU (9-18, 7-7) led 12-9 before Jones converted a four-point play to spark a 14-0 spurt for the Bucs. Wilson and Walton scored five apiece during the spurt.
The Bucs, who also defeated Kennesaw State 70-60 on Jan 19th, shot 62.5 percent (15 of 24) in the first half and made all seven free throw attempts. Walton had 17 points in the frame on 6-of-6 shooting.
Delbert Love had 22 points for Kennesaw State (3-22, 2-11), which shot 46.2 percent (12 of 26) in the first half but hit 11 of 29 shots after intermission.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.