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Friday, 25 November 2016
Morgan State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) Plaza Lights Classic November 25, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

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Morgan State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

Plaza Lights Classic hosted by University of Missouri Kansas City

Swinney Recreation Center

Kansas City, MO

November 25, 2016

 

Morgan State University coach Edward Davis Jr. started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Tykyrah Williams, 5-8 Jr. Zuri White, 6-2 Jr. Lexus Spears, 5-6 Jr. Braennan Farrar, and 5-8 So. Chelsea Mitchell.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 6-0 Fr. Tae’Lour Richardson, 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 6-3 Jr. Madison Wood, 5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.

 

Eastern Kentucky University led 47-46 after three quarters but buoyed by two layups by 5-11 So. Abby Wright allowed the Colonels to take a 54-46 lead and the Lady Bears were never able to overtake the Colonels.  Eastern Kentucky University shot 37.9% from the field including four of eight from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 18 of 26 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Morgan State turnovers.  Morgan State shot 29.6% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Bears connected on 11 of 13 free throws, pulled down 45 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 19 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Morgan State held a 20-3 advantage on second chance points.

 

6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky University with 17 points and three rebounds.  Alexus Cooper added 16 points including two three point baskets and six rebounds.  Mariah Massengill chipped in with nine points and five steals.  Madison Wood pulled down 11 rebounds.  Abby Wright also scored nine points.

 

Braennan Farrar led Morgan State with 15 points, five rebounds, and three steals.  5-9 Jr. Tayler Miller added 11 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Zuri White pulled down eight rebounds.

 

Morgan State University,13,14,19,12,58

Eastern Kentucky University,17,16,14,19,66

 

Morgan State University (58) – Williams 5, White 4, Spears 2, Farrar 15, Mitchell 5, Chavis 5, Miller 11, Patterson-Ricks 4, Duncan 4, Fauntroy 3.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (66) – Richardson 2, Naylor 8, Wood 2, Massengill 9, Cooper 16, O’Bannon 17, Wright 9, Pippen 3.

 

A special thanks to the event Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 

 

 


Posted by REH at 11:31 PM EST
Updated: Friday, 25 November 2016 11:35 PM EST
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