Hot-shooting ETSU defeats Kennesaw State 70-60

Hot-shooting ETSU defeats Kennesaw State 70-60
January 19, 2013, 5:14 pm
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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Lester Wilson scored 19 points as East Tennessee State shot 69.2 percent from 3-point range and 63.2 percent from the field to defeat Kennesaw State 70-60 Saturday in Atlantic Sun Conference action.

The Buccaneers (5-14, 3-3), coming off a 78-59 loss at Mercer on Thursday, hit 24 of 38 from the field and 9 of 13 from long range - including 8 of 11 in the first half - to beat the Owls for the 14th straight time.

Wilson made 3 of 3 3-pointers and Jarvis Jones knocked down 4 of 5 to finish with 15 points. Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard added a career-high 14 points.

Kennesaw State (2-17, 1-6), which lost its fourth straight, shot 33.3 percent (8 of 24) en route to trailing 37-24 at halftime and could get no closer than eight in the second half.

Aaron Anderson led the Owls with 13 point and 14 rebounds.