Eastern Kentucky defeats Covenant 93-50

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP)—Mike Rose scored a career-high 33 points to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 93-50 win over Covenant on Tuesday night.

Rose scored 19 of his points in a first half which saw the Colonels (6-3) post a 49-26 lead heading into the locker room.

Eastern Kentucky used a 14-0 run five minutes into the contest to go ahead 24-8.

In the second half the Colonels made 7 of 16 shots from 3-point range leading toward a 93-49 advantage with 1:43 left to play.

Joining Rose in double digits for Eastern Kentucky were Papa Oppong with 13 points and Jorge Camacho with 10.

Covenant was led by Reed Crosson with 16 points. J.R. Avery added 14 points and Chris Hall had a game-high 12 rebounds for the Scots.

The Colonels committed a season-low seven turnovers while tallying 10 steals.

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