Eastern Kentucky beats Chicago State 71-68

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CHICAGO (AP)—Justin Stommes scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 71-68 win over Chicago State on Tuesday night.

Jorge Camacho scored 14 points and Mike Rose added 10 points for Eastern Kentucky (11-8, Ohio Valley), which led 40-33 at halftime.

The Colonels held Chicago State’s David Holston, who entered the game as the NCAA’s third-leading scorer averaging 26.4 points per game, to 15 points. Holston was 2-for-12 from 3-point range.

Eastern Kentucky shot 51 percent from the field for the game, compared to 43 percent for the Cougars.

John Cantrell led Chicago State (10-9), which is now 5-1 at home, with a game-high 20 points. Carl Montgomery added 18 points and 12 rebounds.

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