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Panthers hold off Walsh for 81-77 win

Jan. 28—Kennedy Miles scored 22 points, passed for five assists and recorded three steals, and Beezy Fernandez added 20 points with four assists as the Kentucky Wesleyan College men's basketball team held off visiting Walsh for an 81-77 conference win Saturday afternoon at the Sportscenter.

The victory gives the Panthers (13-6, 7-4 G-MAC) the season sweep over Walsh (13-4, 7-4), which entered on an eight-game winning streak.

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