Jankovic's career-high 19 points sparks Kennesaw State win

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- Kosta Jankovic scored a career-high 19 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Kennesaw State cruised to a 98-75 victory over Carver Bible College on Tuesday night.

Jordan Jones and Nick Masterson added 16 points each for the Owls (4-11). James Scott scored 13 with five assists and Anthony Wilson had 12 points for Kennesaw State, which shot 58 percent (40 of 69) from the field and won the rebound battle 42-25.

Chris Deny scored 30 to lead the Cougars, a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Malique Gibbons added 13 points and seven boards, while Saveyon Edwards scored 13 as well.

Kennesaw State trailed just once at 2-0, but Masterson's 3-pointer put the Owls on top for good and the lead grew to 22 on Jankovic's 3 with 4:29 left before intermission.

The Owls snapped a two-game skid as they prepare for their Atlantic Sun Conference opener against Lipscomb on Saturday.


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