Josh Tabb scored 16 points to lead No. 18 Northern Kentucky University to a 76-60 win against Kentucky Wesleyan on Thursday night.
Dennis Gagai added 15 points as NKU extended its winning streak to six and improved to 19-4 overall, 12-3 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Malcolm Eleby finished with 13 points and five assists for the Norse, who have won 11 of their past 12 games.
NKU shot 50.9 percent from the field and was 9-for-23 from 3-point range. The Norse held Kentucky Wesleyan (15-7 overall, 8-7 GLVC) to 41.2 percent shooting from the field.
Anthony Young scored 22 points to lead Kentucky Wesleyan.
NKU plays host to No. 2 Bellarmine at 7:45 p.m. Saturday in a battle of teams ranked in the NCAA Division II national poll. Prior to the game, NKU's four seniors – Gagai, Chris Knight, Malcolm Eleby and Tabb – will be recognized