RICHMOND, Ky. -- Mike DiNunno scored a game-high 21 points as Eastern Kentucky surged past Tennessee Tech 80-69 Thursday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Trailing 46-41 early in the second half, Eastern Kentucky used a 16-4 run, capped by Stutz's 3-pointer, to go up 57-50 with 9:30 remaining.
Tennessee Tech (9-15, 3-9) got within five, 68-63 with 5:14 to go, but the Golden Eagles managed just one more field goal the rest of the way.
Even though the Golden Eagles shot 46.4 percent (13 of 28) in the second half, the Colonels shot better -- 57.1 percent (16 of 28).
Eastern Kentucky made 13 of 16 free throws after intermission.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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