E. Kentucky 71, Towson 69

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 17, 2012
Mike DiNunno led Eastern Kentucky with 17 points, and Deverin **** hit two late free throws as Eastern Kentucky beat Towson in overtime 71-69 Saturday night. Trailing 58-56 with 23 seconds left in the second half, Towson's Mike Burwell hit two free throws to tie the game at 58. DiNunno then missed a jumper that would have given Eastern Kentucky (3-0) the win, sending the game into overtime. In the overtime period, Towson (1-2) jumped ahead 60-58 on Jerelle Benimon's tip in. The teams exchanged baskets, until ****'s two free throws with 26 seconds left gave Eastern Kentucky the lead 69-67. Marcus Dama's jumpshot on Towson's next possession tied the game at 69, but with just one second remaining, Benimon fouled ****. **** hit two free throws to give Eastern Kentucky the 71-69 lead and the win.
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