COOKESVILLE, Tenn. -- Corey Walden scored 18 points to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 69-54 victory over Tennessee Tech in an Ohio Valley Conference game Thursday night.
It gave Eastern Kentucky a program-record 23rd victory this season.
Walden was 5 for 7 from the field, 2 of 3 on 3-pointers and 6 for 6 at the line.
Leading 25-23 at halftime, Eastern Kentucky opened the second half with a 15-2 run, including two 3-pointers by Glenn Cosey and one by Walden for a 40-25 advantage in the first 4:41.
Cosey had 14 points and Marcus Lewis 10 for the Colonels (23-7, 12-3), who lost 82-60 to Valparaiso on Saturday, snapping a six-game winning streak.
Eastern Kentucky swept Tennessee Tech this season, beating the Golden Eagles 80-69 on Feb. 14.
Jud Dillard had 21 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Eagles (111-17, 4-11), who had won two in a row coming in.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
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