Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University (Men)
Pete Matthews Coliseum
Jacksonville State University
February 25, 2016
Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins. Jacksonville State University James Green countered with 6-6 Sr. Christian Cunningham, 6-4 Fr. Jared Hamilton, 6-7 Fr. Jeremy Watson, 6-2 Jr. Greg Tucker, and 6-3 Sr. JaQuail Townser.
Eastern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville State by a score of 76-54. The score was tied five times and there were three lead changes but the Colonels pulled away in the second half for the victory. Eastern Kentucky shot 50.9% from the field including eight of 16 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 12 Jacksonville State turnovers. Jacksonville State shot 27.3% from the field including seven of 23 from beyond the arc. They connected on 17 of 27 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 21 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.
Javontae Hawkins led Eastern Kentucky with 14 points. Nick Mayo added 13 points and five rebounds. 6-1 So. Paul Jackson recorded 10 points. Jarelle Reischel chipped in with seven points, seven rebounds, and four assists.
Greg Tucker led Jacksonville State with 15 points including two three point baskets and nine of nine free throws. JaQuail Townser added nine points, three rebounds, four assists, and five steals. Jeremy Watson recorded eight points and eight rebounds. 5-9 Fr. DelFincko Bogan chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets. Christian Cunningham recorded seven points, six rebounds, and five blocked shots.
Eastern Kentucky (76) – Reischel 7, Powell 5, Mayo 13, McGlone 5, Hawkins 14, King 6, Jackson 10, Matthews 3, Babb-Harrison 7, Humphrey 2, Pratt Jr. 4.
Jacksonville State (54) – Cunningham 7, Hamilton 3, Watson 8, Tucker 15, Townser 9, Bogan 8, Jones 4.
A special thanks to the Jacksonville State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.