Campbell defeats Kennesaw State 71-64

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)—Jonathan Rodriguez scored 21 points and Campbell defeated Kennesaw State 71-64 on Monday night for its fourth straight win.

Kyle Vejraska added 13 points, and Miles Taylor and Preston Dodson each had 10 for the Camels (16-9, 11-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). The win pushed the Camels into a three-way tie for the conference lead with Belmont and Jacksonville.

Campbell’s Junard Hartley, the conference leader in assists and 12th in the nation at 5.9 a game, dished out nine assists.

Trailing 56-55 with 6:42 to play, the Camels pulled away with a 13-5 run for a 69-60 lead after a Lorne Merthie 3-pointer with 1:17 remaining. The Camels improved to 10-3 at home this season.

Markeith Cummings scored 15 points, Kurtis Woods and Kelvin McConnell added 11 each and Spencer Dixon had 10 for the Owls (12-15, 7-9), who lost their third straight.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Kennesaw St.
LaDaris Green LaDaris Green
4-5,  9 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Campbell
Jonathan Rodriguez Jonathan Rodriguez
4-8,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists

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