Hot-shooting Stetson beats Kennesaw State 91-77Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
Adam Pegg added 19 points, Chris Perez 18, and Joel Naburgs 11 for the Hatters, who have won the last four meetings against Kennesaw State.
Kennesaw State (3-26, 2-15 Atlantic Sun Conference) led 11-8, but Stetson scored the next 16 points to go ahead 24-11 midway through the first half. The Owls rallied to within 55-53 in the second half, but Perez and Graham responded with back-to-back 3s.
The Hatters (14-14, 11-6) shot a season-best 70.6 percent (12 of 17) from beyond the arc and posted their highest point total of the season. Stetson also outscored the Owls 25-6 from the free throw line to secure its 11th league victory, which is five more than they won last season.
Delbert Love’s 22 points led Kennesaw State, which lost its fifth straight.