Naburgs, Perez pace Stetson over N. Kentucky 71-59Thursday, Jan 17, 2013
DELAND, Fla. (AP)—Joel Naburgs and Chris Perez each scored 17 points as Stetson picked up its fourth straight win, defeating Northern Kentucky 71-59 in Atlantic Sun Conference action Thursday night.
Naburgs also dished out eight of the Hatters’ 18 assists. Aaron Graham and Adam Pegg added 13 points each for Stetson (8-10, 5-2).
Chad Jackson led Northern Kentucky (4-10, 2-4) with 15 points, and Ethan Faulkner had 12. Freshmen Jack Flournoy and Tyler White, who each set career highs with 18 points in the Norse’s 67-53 win over Lipscomb on Jan. 11, scored six points each and shot a combined 4 for 18.
Stetson’s 71 points were the second most allowed by Northern Kentucky this season—the Norse lead the Atlantic Sun with 53.4 points allowed per conference game.
The Hatters trailed 31-27 at halftime, but opened the second half with a 14-4 run and led the rest of the way.