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Eastern Kentucky defeats Morehead State 59-52

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Mike DiNunno scored 13 points and Eastern Kentucky used a big run midway through the game for a 59-52 victory over Morehead State Saturday night.

The Colonels (14-3, 4-0) are 4-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference for the first time in 34 years. They started OVC play 5-0 in the 1978-79 season. Morehead State fell to 8-10, 2-2.

The Eagles led 20-14 with 5:07 left in the first half, but Eastern Kentucky ended it on an 18-1 run. The Colonels scored the first five points of the second half to make it a 23-1 run and led 37-21

Orlando Williams had 7 of his 10 points in that run, Tarius Johnson 6 of his 11. Eric Stutz chipped in 10 points.

Drew Kelly posted a double-double for Morehead State with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Bakari Turner, the only other Eagle in double figures, added another 13 points.


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