RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Mike DiNunno scored a game-high 21 points as Eastern Kentucky surged past Tennessee Tech 80-69 Thursday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
Glenn Cosey scored 17, Eric Stutz added 14 and Tarius Johnson had 13 to help Eastern Kentucky (20-6, 9-3) win its fourth straight game.
Trailing 46-41 early in the second half, Eastern Kentucky used a 16-4 run, capped by Stutz's 3-pointer, to go up 57-50 with 9:30 remaining.
Tennessee Tech (9-15, 3-9) got within five, 68-63 with 5:14 to go, but the Golden Eagles managed just one more field goal the rest of the way.
Even though the Golden Eagles shot 46.4% (13 of 28) in the second half, the Colonels shot better - 57.1% (16 of 28).
Eastern Kentucky made 13 of 16 free throws after intermission.
Dennis Ogbe and Jud Dillard led the Golden Eagles with 17 points and eight rebounds apiece.
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