Blanton powers Eastern Kentucky over Bellarmine 73-63

January 29, 2023 GMT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Devontae Blanton finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 73-63 victory over Bellarmine on Saturday night.

Leland Walker hit three 3-pointers and scored 20 for the Colonels (14-9, 7-3 Atlantic Sun Conference). Michael Moreno added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Garrett Tipton led the Knights (10-13, 5-5) with 17 points. Juston Betz added 13 points and seven rebounds. Peter Suder contributed 10 points, six rebounds and five assists.

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These two teams both play Thursday. Eastern Kentucky hosts Jacksonville State while Bellarmine hosts Kennesaw State.

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