Green Jr. lifts E. Kentucky over Tennessee St. 89-84
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Wendell Green Jr. had 23 points as Eastern Kentucky rallied past Tennessee State 89-84. Curt Lewis added 20 points with six rebounds for the Colonels. Green made 12 of 13 from the free throw line, including 5 of 6 in the last 1:12. Michael Moreno and Tre King each added 10 points for Eastern Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky plays next at the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Thursday in Evansville, Ind., as the third seed, facing No. 6 seeded Austin Peay. Mark Freeman had 21 points for the Tigers. He also had five assists but seven turnovers. Shakem Johnson added 19 points. Monty Johal had 17 points.