Eastern Kentucky routs Fairleigh-Dickinson 68-39
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).