E. Kentucky 83, Radford 75
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP)
Eastern Kentucky trailed 51-42 with 14 minutes left, then Jeff Johnson sparked a 17-2 Colonels' run with a 3-pointer. Eastern Kentucky took the 59-53 lead and ran away with the game from there, leading by as many as nine en route to the eight-point victory.
Radford jumped to a 30-14 lead in the first half, shooting 60 percent (15 of 25) from the field in the frame, including 6 of 9 on 3-pointers.
The second half was a different story, with the Highlanders shooting 42.9 percent (9 of 21) from the field and connecting on 3 of 8 3-pointers.
Javonte Green led the Highlanders with a career-high 28 points on 11-of-13 shooting, and also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.
Glenn Cosey had 20 points for Eastern Kentucky.