Campbell 71, Kennesaw State 64
Jonathan Rodriguez scored 21 points and Campbell defeated
Kennesaw State 71-64 on Monday night for its fourth straight
Kyle Vejraska added 13 points, and Miles Taylor and Preston
Dodson each had 10 for the Camels (16-9, 11-5 Atlantic Sun
Conference). The win pushed the Camels into a three-way tie for the
conference lead with Belmont and Jacksonville.
Campbell’s Junard Hartley, the conference leader in assists and
12th in the nation at 5.9 a game, dished out nine assists.
Trailing 56-55 with 6:42 to play, the Camels pulled away with a
13-5 run for a 69-60 lead after a Lorne Merthie 3-pointer with 1:17
remaining. The Camels improved to 10-3 at home this season.
Markeith Cummings scored 15 points, Kurtis Woods and Kelvin
McConnell added 11 each and Spencer Dixon had 10 for the Owls
(12-15, 7-9), who lost their third straight.