Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Georgetown College vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Eastern Kentucky University
December 6, 2016
Georgetown College coach Chris Briggs started the following lineup: 6-5 Jr. Quan Poindexter, 6-5 Sr. Raymond Baldwin, 6-7 So. Chris Coffey, 5-11 Jr. Darion Burns, and 5-11 Jr. Trent Gilbert. Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-4 Sr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-0 Sr. Isaac McGlone.
Eastern Kentucky finally pulled away in the closing minutes to beat a good Georgetown College team by a score of 83-71. Eastern Kentucky’s guard tandem of Asante Gist and Isaac McGlone combined for 40 points to pace the Colonels. Eastern Kentucky shot 52% from the field including 10 of 20 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 21 of 25 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and committed 14 turnovers. Georgetown College shot 49.1% from the field including six of 17 from beyond the arc. The Tigers connected on 11 of 19 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and committed 14 turnovers.
Asante Gist led Eastern Kentucky with 22 points including two three point baskets, eight of eight from the free throw line, and five assists. Isaac McGlone added 18 points including four three point baskets and five assists. Nick Mayo recorded 13 points and six rebounds. Mayo was five of five from the field and three of four from the free throw line. Zach Charles also reached double figures with 10 points, seven rebounds, and three blocked shots. Jaylen Babb-Harrison chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.
6-4 So. Troy Steward led Georgetown College with 18 points including two three point baskets and four assists. Chris Coffey added 17 points, five rebounds, and two steals. Quan Poindexter recorded 14 points including two three point baskets. Raymond Baldwin added nine points and five rebounds. Darion Burns dished out six assists.
Eastern Kentucky University,41,42,83
Georgetown College (71) – Poindexter 14, Baldwin 9, Coffey 17, Burns 4, Gilbert 3, Steward 18, Tisdale 4, Cowherd 2.
Eastern Kentucky University (83) – Charles 10, Babb-Harrison 8, Mayo 13, Gist 22, McGlone 18, Adams 2, Dishman 4, Avare 6.
A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.