Cosey had 17 of his points by the intermission and Eastern Kentucky led 54-28. But EKU (5-1) struggled at the start of the second half, missing its first four shots and turning the ball over six times as the Bulldogs scored 12 consecutive points.
Brandon Ellis' layup for Alabama A&M (1-3) with 1:35 remaining cut the Eastern Kentucky lead to 68-62. A backdoor pass from Eric Stutz to Walden, two EKU free throws and a dunk by Marcus Lewis gave the Colonels a comfortable advantage at 74-62 with 58 seconds remaining.
EKU only shot 27.8 percent (5-of-18) from the field in the second half and missed all eight three-point shots. Stutz had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Ellis and Jeremy Crutcher each had 14 points for Alabama A&M.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
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