HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Rashawn Rembert scored 20 points to lead East Tennessee over Northern Kentucky 64-50 on Thursday.
The big difference in the game came at the 3-point line, where East Tennessee (13-11, 6-5 Atlantic Sun) made 10 of 28 (36 percent), while Northern Kentucky (8-16, 4-8) hit just 5 of 27 (18 percent).
Rembert made 6 of 14 from beyond the arc and Jalen Riley added 16 points for the Buccaneers.
Northern Kentucky faced as much as an 8-point deficit in the first half, but scored the final 15 points to lead 33-24 at the break.
ETSU clawed their way back and tied it at 40 on a pair of free throws by Riley with 8:52 left and closed on a 21-7 run, including making 9 of 10 free throws down the stretch.