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Late 3-pointer carries Xavier over Eastern Kentucky in OT

Posted at 10:12 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 22:12:47-05

CINCINNATI (AP) — Zach Freemantle had a career-high 24 points and 12 rebounds, and Nate Johnson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:48 left in overtime to help Xavier beat Eastern Kentucky 99-96 on Monday night.

The Colonels’ Tre King hit a 3-pointer to even the contest at 83 with a second remaining in regulation.

Jason Carter added a career-high 20 points with 11 rebounds for the Musketeers (4-0). Freemantle hit 11 of 12 shots. KyKy Tandy and Johnson each scored 18 points.

King finished with a career-high 25 points and had 13 rebounds for the Colonels (2-1). Curt Lewis added 20 points and Cooper Robb had 19 points.