HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Adam Pegg scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed five boards to lift Stetson past Northern Kentucky 62-46 in Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday night.
Pegg scored 11 points in the second half, and Stetson led by as many as 19 points in the period.
The Hatters shot 44 percent (11 of 25) compared to Northern Kentucky's 31.6 percent (6 of 19) in the second half.
Stetson trailed 15-14 in the first half before the Hatters went on 15-5 run, taking a 29-20 lead on Pegg's free throws with 4:27 left in the period. Stetson led at halftime 29-22.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
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