Blanton leads Eastern Kentucky over North Florida 67-58

Jan 22, 2022, 4:47 AM | Updated: 6:48 pm

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Devontae Blanton had 21 points as Eastern Kentucky beat North Florida 67-58 on Saturday night.

Jomaru Brown had 12 points for the Colonels (10-10, 2-4 Atlantic Sun Conference), who won despite scoring a season-low 26 points in the second half. Cooper Robb added 11 points, while Russhard Cruickshank had eight assists.

Jose Placer had 18 points and four assists for the Ospreys (4-16, 0-6), whose losing streak reached seven. He also had seven turnovers. Jarius Hicklen scored 11 points. Dorian James had 10 points and nine rebounds.

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Blanton leads Eastern Kentucky over North Florida 67-58