Hooker leads Kennesaw St. past Div.-III Oglethorpe 68-57
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Tyler Hooker scored 25 points with four rebounds and five steals and Kennesaw State outlasted Division III Oglethorpe University 68-57 on Wednesday night.
Kennesaw State outrebounded Oglethorpe 45-24, leading to 15 second chance points.
Oglethorpe took a 26-13 lead with 8:03 left in the half but Hooker downed a pair of free throws then hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 19-0 run that included two 3-pointers and a dunk by Obineke to put the Owls on top 32-26 with 1:59 to go. They held on for a 32-31 edge at the break.
Hooker got a steal early in the second half and took it all the way for a layup, putting Kennesaw State on top for good, 38-36, with 16:43 left.
Tom Inungu scored 17 points to lead the Stormy Petrels. Justin Hughes added 15 points and Will Koch had 10 points and six rebounds.
Updated November 7, 2018