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Northern Kentucky extended its win streak to five games – the longest in its Division I era – and improved to 8-3 for the season with a 70-48 win against an Eastern Washington team that entered the contest 8-2. The Norse offense assisted 22 times on 26 field goal attempts and held EWU to 32.8 percent shooting.  Wright State made it a Sunday sweep for the Horizon League, topping Kent State on the road. Mark Alstork scored 25 for the Raiders, who connected on 12-of-25 3-point attempts and improved to 8-4 for the season.

at Northern Kentucky 70, Eastern Washington 48
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Carson Williams and Cole Murray posted 17 points apiece - a career-high for Williams - to lead the Northern Kentucky men's basketball team to its fifth straight win as it defeated Eastern Washington, 70-48, on Sunday at BB&T Arena.

NKU's five-game win streak is the longest in the DI era and most consecutive wins since a six-game win streak from Feb 2, 2012 to Feb. 18, 2012. The Norse improved to 8-3 overall while Eastern Washington dipped to 8-3.
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Wright State 68, at Kent State 63
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Mark Alstork scored 25 points, Steven Davis had 14, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left and Wright State held off Kent State 68-63 on Sunday.

The Golden Flashes had two possessions to tie, missing four times on the second possession that included a jump ball, before Grant Benzinger made a free throw with 15 seconds left after a defensive rebound. Wright State (8-4) went 12-of-25 from 3-point range.
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This Week’s Results
Tuesday, December 13

at Wright State 85. Urbana 34

Wednesday, December 14
at Youngstown State 101, Niagara 97 (OT)
at Ohio 71, Milwaukee 69
UIC 80. at DePaul 75
at No. 14 Wisconsin 73, Green Bay 59

Saturday, December 17
at (RV) Valparaiso 89, Indiana State 71
at Detroit Mercy 85, Western Kentucky 79
Loyola 81, at UIC 75 (OT)
at Ohio 71, Cleveland State 53
Western Illinois 75, at Milwaukee 59
Belmont at Green Bay – postponed

Sunday, December 18
at Northern Kentucky 70, Eastern Washington 48
Wright State 68, at Kent State 63

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