HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Jack Flournoy and Tyler White scored 18 points apiece to help Northern Kentucky dominate from 3-point range in the first half and go on to a 67-53 victory over Lipscomb on Friday night.
Flournoy hit three 3-pointers and a 2-point jumper during a 17-4 first-half run that lifted the Norse (4-9, 2-3 Atlantic Sun Conference) into a 22-13 lead.
He and White, both freshmen, each made 3 of 4 behind the arc in the first half and Northern Kentucky was 10 of 17 from 3-point range in taking a 44-28 halftime lead.
The Norse cooled off a bit in the second half, finishing 13 of 28 on 3-pointers, but the Bisons (6-10, 1-4) were just 3 of 16 behind the arc for the game.
Eshaunte Jones added 11 points for Northern Kentucky and Nate Snodgrass had seven assists.
Malcolm Smith had 13 points and Deonte Alexander 10 points for Lipscomb.