Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Austin Peay State University (Women)
Austin Peay State University
January 2, 2016
Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray, 5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter, 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples. 5-5 Jr. Mariah Massengill, and 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper. Austin Peay coach David Midlick countered with 5-10 Sr. Symantha Norton, 5-10 Sr. Sydney Gooch, 5-11 Jr. Beth Rates, 5-7 Sr. Tiasha Gray, and 5-8 So. Falon Baker.
Austin Peay outscored Eastern Kentucky 30-10 in the second quarter on their way to a 94-66 victory. Austin Peay shot 53.3% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Governors connected on 26 of 38 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 13 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 36.4% from the field including five of 28 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on five of 10 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 14 Austin Peay turnovers.
Tiasha Gray led Austin Peay with 21 points including nine of 10 free throws, five rebounds, and 10 assists. 5-7 So. Madison Rich added 18 points including three three point baskets. 6-2 Jr. Tearra Banks chipped in with 16 points. Sydney Gooch recorded 14 points, nine rebounds, and two blocked shots.
6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Michaela Hunter added 14 points, six rebounds, and four assists. 5-11 Fr. Abby Wright recorded 11 points and five rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky (66) – Murray 8, Hunter 14, Maples 5, Massengill 5, Cooper 4, O’Bannon 19, Wright 11.
Austin Peay (94) – Norton 9, Gooch 14, Rates 3, Gray 21, Baker 7, Rich 18, Banks 16, Gregory 2, Rivers 2, Hall 2.
A special thanks to the Austin Peay Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.