East Tennessee State sneaks past Eastern Kentucky 63-60

Save Story
Leer en Español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Rashawn Rembert scored 30 points and East Tennessee State sneaked past Eastern Kentucky 63-60 on Tuesday.

Rembert's layup with 7:37 left gave ETSU a comfortable 59-41 lead. But Eastern Kentucky then went on an 11-0 run — including a pair of 3-pointers by Denzel Richardson — to cut it to 59-52. After three free throws by ETSU's Lester Wilson, Eastern scored the next eight points to make it a two-point game with 1:39.

But Jaylen Babb-Harrison missed a 3-pointer on the next possession and the Colonels didn't get another shot off.

Rembert scored 21 of his 30 points in the first half as East Tennessee State (6-2) built a 33-26 advantage at the break. Wilson finished with 15 points. The Buccaneers were 15 of 34 from beyond the arc.

Eastern Kentucky (5-4) was led by Corey Walden and Eric Stutz with 13 apiece.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get KSL.com’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast