Northern Kentucky holds off Youngstown St. late, wins 61-59
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dantez Walton had 20 points as Northern Kentucky held off a late Youngstown State rally to post a 61-59 win on Saturday.
Youngstown State scored a season-low 20 points in the first half.
Darius Quisenberry, whose 17 points per game heading into the contest led the Penguins, shot only 15 percent in the game (2 of 13).
The Norse improve to 2-0 against the Penguins for the season. Northern Kentucky defeated Youngstown State 88-63 on Jan. 16. Northern Kentucky finishes out the regular season against Wright St. at home on Friday. Youngstown State matches up against Green Bay on the road on Thursday.