Eastern Kentucky routs Fairleigh-Dickinson 68-39

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP)—Josh Daniel scored 14 points off the bench and Eastern Kentucky routed Fairleigh-Dickinson 68-39 in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Classic on Monday night.

Daniel, who shot 3-for-5 from 3-point range, also had five rebounds and two steals in 19 minutes. Josh Taylor added 13 points and five assists for the Colonels (2-1).

The Colonels led 40-19 at halftime and built a 35-point lead with 5:33 remaining. Nine players scored for the Colonels, who shot 45.2 percent from 3-point range (14-for-31).

The Knights (1-3) committed 18 turnovers which led to 20 points for Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels’ defense had 12 steals.

Alvin Mofunanya, coming off a career-best 22 points in a win over Central Michigan on Saturday, led the Knights with 14 points and seven rebounds.

the Knights shot only 32.6 from the field (15-for-46).

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 Fair. Dickinson
Alvin Mofunanya Alvin Mofunanya
6-11,  14 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Eastern Kentucky
Josh Taylor Josh Taylor
5-10,  13 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists

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