Western Kentucky comes back, edges Eastern Kentucky, 66-60

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Luke Frampton scored 21 points as Western Kentucky came from behind to beat Eastern Kentucky 66-60 on Thursday night.

Frampton was 6 of 8 shooting, including 5 for 6 from distance, and went 4 for 5 from the line for the Hilltoppers (1-0). Jairus Hamilton scored 11 points and added nine rebounds. Dayvion McKnight was 4 of 15 shooting and 3 of 5 from the free throw line to finish with 11 points.

Cooper Robb led the Colonels (1-1) in scoring, finishing with 11 points and seven rebounds. Eastern Kentucky also got 10 points from Michael Moreno. In addition, Devontae Blanton finished with 10 points and four assists.

NEXT UP

Western Kentucky next plays Saturday against Kentucky State at home, and Eastern Kentucky will visit Cincinnati on Sunday.

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