Milwaukee Panthers mount comeback, defeat Northern Kentucky

BJ Freeman scored 23 points to lead Milwaukee to a 75-74 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday.

After trailing 47-27 at halftime, the Panthers outscored the Norse 48-27 in the second half.

Freeman added nine assists for the Panthers (15-7, 9-3 Horizon League). Zach Howell and Vin Baker Jr. both scored seven.

Chris Brandon led the Norse (14-9, 9-3) with 18 points and 17 rebounds. Trey Robinson added 18 points and four steals. Sam Vinson pitched in with 12 points and eight rebounds.

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Both teams play again on Thursday. Milwaukee visits IUPUI and Northern Kentucky travels to play Robert Morris.