Tarius Johnson scored 13, Marcus Lewis and Isaac McGlone had 11 and Eric Stutz added 10 for Eastern Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Ohio Valley), which shot 55 percent from the floor, including 13 of 25 from beyond the arc.
Eastern Kentucky beats Tennessee State 94-78 →
"Our defense is focused on turning people over and being aggressive," Stutz said. "In that first half, that's what got us our lead."
Kansas turns back pesky Eastern Kentucky, 80-69 →