HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Sophomore Trevon Faulkner tossed in 24 points, matching his career high, and Northern Kentucky steamrolled Cleveland State 75-49 on Saturday.
Faulkner sank 8 of 10 shots from the floor, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range, and made all six of his free throws for the Norse (14-6, 6-2 Horizon League). Tyler Sharpe hit three 3-pointers and scored 18.
Northern Kentucky shot only 40% overall and 29% from distance (7 of 24) but made 22 of 25 free throws (88%). The Vikings (7-13, 3-4) shot 31% from the floor, missed all five of their 3-point tries and made just 17 of 26 foul shots (65%).
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