Kennell leads Bradley past Georgia Southern 81-51

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP)Nate Kennell had 14 points as Bradley stretched its home winning streak to seven games, easily defeating Georgia Southern 81-51 on Sunday.

Kennell shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers.

Darrell Brown had 17 points and seven assists for Bradley (8-3). Ville Tahvanainen added 13 points. Elijah Childs had nine rebounds for the hosts.

Bradley dominated the first half and led 42-22 at the break. The Eagles’ 22 first-half points were a season low for the team.

Elijah McCadden had 12 points for the Eagles (6-4). Calvin Wishart added 11 points. Quan Jackson had 10 points.

Ike Smith, the Eagles’ leading scorer heading into the matchup at 16 points per game, scored 7 points on 2-of-10 shooting.

Bradley faces Miami (Ohio) on the road on Saturday. Georgia Southern plays Texas State at home on Thursday.

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