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Strong Second Half Propels NKU Over Eastern Kentucky

At the end of the first half at BB&T Arena on Sunday night, Northern Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky were tied at 35.

But the Norse came out strong in the second half and put away the Colonels, 76-57 to improve to 7-3 on the year. Eastern falls to 3-6.

Five NKU players scored in double figures.

Dantez Walton and Trevon Faulkner led the Norse with 18 points apiece. Bryson Langston added 14 while Tyler Sharpe and Adham Eleeda scored 10 each.

The Norse closed the game on a 14-0 run to pull away.

Northern Kentucky hosts Illinois State (4-5) on Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m.

-Staff report

Photo via NKU Athletics

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