NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Glenn Cosey scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Kentucky over Tennessee State 94-78 on Thursday.
Tarius Johnson scored 13, Marcus Lewis and Isaac McGlone had 11 and Eric Stutz added 10 for Eastern Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Ohio Valley), which shot 55 percent from the floor, including 13 of 25 from beyond the arc.
Tennessee State (2-20, 1-7) was led by Patrick Miller with a season-high 33 points. Jordan Gaither added 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting. Gaither entered the game averaging 1.7 ppg. The Tigers shot 55 percent as a team, including 9 of 17 on 3-point attempts.
The Colonels raced out to a 15-4 lead over the first 5:20 of the game, and led by 21 with 7:51 in the first half after McGlone buried a trey.
TSU's 12-2 run cut the deficit to 13 with 6:34, but the Tigers got no closer.
Jeff Goodman logs all the coaching changes following the 2015-16 college basketball season.
Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr., who averaged 15.8 points in 13 games before being injured last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft.
Isaiah Briscoe has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Marcus Lee intends to transfer.
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