Sharpe carries N. Kentucky over Illinois St. 79-64
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Sharpe had a career-high 30 points as Northern Kentucky got past Illinois State 79-64 on Sunday.
Northern Kentucky shot 61% in the first half and finished at 53%, the fourth time in five games the Norse shot 50%. Going 11 of 25 from 3-point range was a season-best 44%, with Sharpe going 5 of 8.
A 13-0 run in the second half pushed the lead to 18.