HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Lavone Holland II had 21 points, four assists and four steals, and Northern Kentucky used a big second-half run to beat Milwaukee 69-63 on Saturday.
Jeremiah Bell gave Milwaukee a 54-41 lead with 8:30 to go but Northern Kentucky went on a 27-4 run to take a 68-58 lead. Holland scored 14 points during the run in which six different NKU players scored.
Bell had a basket at the six-minute mark and UWM didn't score again until Cody Wichmann's 3 with 23 seconds left.
Drew McDonald added 13 points with six rebounds and Dantez Walton scored 11 for Northern Kentucky (17-9, 8-5 Horizon League).