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Thursday, 11 February 2016
Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) January 30, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

 

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Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

January 30, 2016

 

Morehead State coach Greg Todd started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Eriel McKee, 5-8 Fr. Miranda Crockett, 6-2 Jr. Shay Steele, 5-3 Jr. Brianna McQueen, and 5-7 Sr. Natalie Greenwell.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper, 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples, 5-7 Fr. Jada Triplett, and 5-5 Jr. Mariah Massengill.

 

Michaela Hunter hit a three point basket to give Eastern Kentucky the lead for good in a 100-93 overtime victory over Morehead State.  The score was tied six times and there were six lead changes in the game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 48.8% from the field including nine of 19 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 13 of 17 free throws, pulled down 50 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 21 Morehead State turnovers.  Morehead State shot 45.6% from the field including seven of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Eagles connected on 14 of 22 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 29 points off 24 Morehead State turnovers.

 

5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter led six Colonels in double figures with 23 points including four three point baskets, seven rebounds, six assists, and three steals.  5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray added 19 points and three rebounds.  Jalen O’Bannon recorded 18 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, four blocked shots, and five steals.  Mariah Massengill chipped in with 12 points, six rebounds, and seven assists.  Miranda Maples added 12 points and six rebounds.  Alexus Cooper also reached double figures with 10 points and four assists.

 

Brianna McQueen led Morehead State with 21 points including three three point baskets, six rebounds, six assists, and three steals.  Miranda Crockett added 17 points, four rebounds, and three assists.  Eriel McKee recorded 15 points, nine rebounds, and three steals.  Natalie Greenwell chipped in with 13 points, five rebounds, and five assists.  5-8 Jr. Aaliyah Wells added 11 points and Shay Steele also reached double figures with 10 points, four rebounds, and four steals.  6-2 So. Brooke Todd added four points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots.

 

Morehead State,18,21,22,24,8,93

Eastern Kentucky,20,24,17,24,15,100

 

Morehead State (93) – McKee 15, Crockett 17, Steele 10, McQueen 21, Greenwell 13, Todd 4, Tate 2, Wells 11.

 

Eastern Kentucky (100) – O’Bannon 18, Cooper 10, Maples 12, Triplett 0, Massengill 12, Hunter 23, Murray 19, Henshaw 6.

 

A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 10:59 PM EST
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