MILWAUKEE - BJ Freeman had 28 points and Milwaukee beat Northern Kentucky 80-75 on Thursday night.
Freeman also contributed seven rebounds for the Panthers (12-5, 6-1 Horizon League). Kentrell Pullian scored 15 points and added eight rebounds. Ahmad Rand shot 4 of 4 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 11 points.
The Norse (10-8, 5-2) were led in scoring by Trevon Faulkner, who finished with 25 points and two steals. Marques Warrick added 16 points for Northern Kentucky. A'lahn Sumler also had nine points.