Jones, Northern Kentucky beat Kennesaw State 64-53

Jones, Northern Kentucky beat Kennesaw State 64-53

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Eshaunte Jones posted 25 points to help Northern Kentucky beat Atlantic Sun Conference-foe Kennesaw State 64-53 and win its second straight game.

Tyler White came off the bench for 13 points on 5 of 6 shooting, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range. Chad Jackson chipped in 10 points to go with eight boards and Ernest Watson pulled down 12 rebounds.

Northern Kentucky (6-11, 4-5) controlled the paint, holding a 37-28 rebounding advantage and outscoring Kennesaw State 24-20 inside.

The Norse shot 44.8% (13 of 29) in the first half for a 31-20 halftime lead. Kennesaw State, led by Aaron Anderson's 14 points and 10 rebounds, shot 33.3% (8 of 24) in the opening frame.

Kennesaw State (2-19, 1-8), who were without all-time leading scorer Markeith Cummings, trimmed the deficit to 44-41 with 6:05 remaining but never got any closer than three the rest of the way.

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