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January 28, 2014

COLLEGE HOOPS: No. 2 Grenadiers ground Eagles, 93-70

NEW ALBANY — The IU Southeast men’s basketball team had six players score in double figures and led by as many as 31 points en route to a 93-70 win over Asbury on Tuesday night at the Southeast Activities Building.

Kevin Mitchell had a game-high 18 points to pace the Grenadiers, who ranked second in the NAIA Division II coaches’ poll. Also for IU Southeast, Cameron Mitchell added 17 points, Vernon Payne and Aishon White each had 11 and Jake Simpson and former Jeffersonville High School standout Kegan Clark each had 10. Payne completed a double-double with 10 rebounds.

The Grenadiers (15-3, 9-0 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) scored 31 points off 15 turnovers and pounded the Eagles in the paint, 56-26.

IU Southeast led 49-38 at halftime, and then scored off of three quick Asbury turnovers to start the second half and put the game away. Lee’Vaughn Morris had 15 points to lead the Eagles.

IU Southeast will head to Alice Lloyd on Saturday for a 4 p.m. matchup with the host Eagles.


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