Mayo scored the Colonels' first six points, and his third jump shot gave Eastern Kentucky a 6-5 lead it never gave up. EKU then went on a 17-7 run with Dujuanta Weaver, Peyton Broughton and Dillon Avare each burying 3-pointers.
DeAndre Dishman and Avare each scored 12 points and Broughton added 10 for Eastern Kentucky (6-6). The Colonels led 41-30 at halftime and extended the margin to 62-35 on Broughton's jumper with 11:23 left to play.
The Colonels were 29-of-55 shooting (53 percent) and made 10 3s. Eastern Kentucky had a 33-23 rebounding advantage.
The rebuilding Wildcats are set to raise the 2018 national championship banner next week -- and also lower expectations for the season to come after multiple NBA departures.
Michigan coach John Beilein can't yell or throw a chest pass yet after his offseason heart surgery, but the coach says he is ready for the upcoming season -- and fully expects to be recovered by that time.
Former Memphis All-American and NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway tipped off his first camp as new coach of the Tigers, and he's "really anxious" to get to work.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|