RICHMOND (AP) — Josh Daniel and Josh Taylor combined for 27 points Monday as Eastern Kentucky cruised to a 68-39 win over Fairleigh Dickinson Monday night in McBrayer Arena. The game was part of the 2009 O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic.
The Colonels continue play in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic at 6 p.m. tonight against UC Irvine.
Boyle County graduate Spencer Perrin started and scored nine points on 4 of 10 shooting, and had three rebounds, three assists and three steals in 27 minutes for the Colonels (2-1)
Eastern opened the game by scoring the first 10 points and never looked back. The Colonels put together a 12-0 run midway through the period thanks to 3-pointers from Papa Oppong, Joshua Jones and Taylor to stretch the advantage to 20 points, 34-14. Eastern shot 50 percent (9-of-18) from three-point range in the first half and took a 40-19 lead into the locker rooms.