Garrett leads N. Kentucky to 96-56 win over D-III Earlham
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Jeff Garrett grabbed 14 rebounds, scored 12 points and had three steals to help lead Northern Kentucky to a 96-56 win over Division III Earlham on Friday night.
Carson Williams added 15 points and Drew McDonald was 6 of 8 from the field for 13 points. Jalen Tate and Dantez Walton chipped in 11 points apiece. Mason Faulkner had four assists and Brennan Gillis had three blocked shots.
The Norse hit 38 of 59 from the floor while limiting Earlham to 21 of 60 attempts. Northern Kentucky scored 62 points in the paint while holding the Quakers to 18. The Norse also picked up 32 points off turnovers and added 12 fast break points.
The Norse never trailed as they jumped out to a 48-22 lead at the half and coasted to the win.
Nick Sands led Earlham with 12 points.