INDIANAPOLIS -- Tyler Sharpe tied his career high with 33 points and Northern Kentucky beat IUPUI 96-71 on Sunday.
Northern Kentucky registered a season-high 22 assists on 37-of-66 (56.1%) shooting. The Norse were 13 of 35 from 3-point range. Their 54 points in the second half were a season high. NKU led 42-34 at halftime.
Jaylen Minnett, who was second on the Jaguars in scoring coming into the contest with 16 points per game, was held to seven points on 1-of-7 shooting.
Northern Kentucky takes on Youngstown State at home on Thursday. IUPUI faces Illinois-Chicago at home on Saturday.
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