Related topics

SE Missouri State defeats Northern Kentucky 79-65

November 30, 2013

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Lucas Nutt scored a season-high 21 points on perfect 6-of-6 shooting as Southeast Missouri State beat Northern Kentucky 79-65 in a Cure UCD Classic matchup Friday night.

The Redhawks (4-2) shot 57.1 percent from the field and held a slim 38-36 advantage at the break, but opened up the second half on a 22-7 run ignited by a 3-pointer from Nutt.

Nutt sank a trio of 3-pointers and all six of his free throw attempts. Tyler Stone scored 17 points and Nino Johnson added 10 with nine rebounds.

Northern Kentucky (1-5) was just 21 of 51 on field goal attempts and fell behind by as much as 17 with 11:40 remaining. They were led by Tyler White with a game-high 22 points while Jordan Jackson added 16.

SE Missouri will play Tulane tomorrow in the next round of the Cure UCD Classic, while the Norse will face Texas State.

Update hourly