Paine shot 62 percent in the second half and rolled to a 78-55 win over Kentucky State tonight at Carter Gym.
Paine improved to 2-1 with the victory. Geno Green posted 16 points and 10 boards. Julian English had a game-high 18 points for the Lions, while Najee Tolbert added 17.
In the women's game, Kentucky State dominated the boards and defeated Paine, 70-43. The Thorobrettes won the rebounding battle, 47-31.
Paine resumes action Thursday at Augusta State. The women's game starts at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by the men's contest at 7:30.