CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Glenn Cosey finished with 23 points, six rebounds and five assist to lead Eastern Kentucky past Chattanooga 63-52 Saturday.
Mike DiNunno added 12 points and six assist for the Colonels (9-0), who have won nine consecutive games.
Eastern Kentucky took a big lead early with a 14-1 run to start the game. Cosey hit a pair of 3-pointers and DiNunno also connected from downtown as both players accounted for all 14 points during the run.
Eastern Kentucky made six 3-pointers in the first half, four coming from Cosey, to help the Colonels take a 33-18 lead into halftime.
DiNunno's layup with 13:30 in the second half pushed the Colonels lead to 21, 49-28, as Chattanooga (2-6) failed to make it a contest.
Eastern Kentucky shot 57.9 percent (11 of 19) in the second half compared to Chattanooga's 45.8 percent (11 of 24).
Drazen Zlovaric led the Mocs with 12 points.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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