McDonald lifts Northern Kentucky over Wright State 68-64
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Drew McDonald had 22 points and 12 rebounds and made a pair of key baskets late as Northern Kentucky won its 11th straight home game, edging Wright State 68-64 on Friday night.
McDonald gave the Norse the lead for good on a layup that made it 64-62 with 1:22 left and made it a five-point lead on a 3-pointer with 40 seconds to go.
Northern Kentucky took control early in the second half and never trailed after taking a 40-39 lead. Wright State tied it at 56, 60 and 62.
McDonald was 5 of 8 from 3-point range but the rest of the Norse were 1 of 14. Wright State was 3 of 15 from the arc.