HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Marques Warrick scored 29 points and made five 3-pointers to help Northern Kentucky defeat Youngstown State 79-76 on Thursday night.

Warrick made a 3-pointer for a 77-74 lead and he added two free throws with 10 seconds left.

Warrick had three steals for the Norse (8-7, 3-1 Horizon League). Keeyan Itejere scored 19 points while shooting 8 of 10 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line, and added nine rebounds and three blocks. LJ Wells had 12 points and was 4 of 4 shooting and 4 of 6 from the free throw line.

Brandon Rush led the Penguins (10-5, 2-2) in scoring, finishing with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Damiree Burns added 14 points, eight rebounds and four assists for Youngstown State. Brett Thompson also had 10 points and four assists.


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