Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Murray State University (Men)
Murray State University
January 19, 2017
Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-6 Fr. DeAndre Dishman, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Fr. Parker Chitty, and 6-0 Jr. Dillon Avare. Murray State University coach Matt McMahon countered with 6-8 So. Brion Sanchious, 6-4 Sr. Damarcus Croaker, 6-8 Jr. Terrell Miller, 6-0 Jr. Jonathan Stark, and 6-0 Sr. Bryce Jones.
Murray State defeated Eastern Kentucky University by a score of 86-79. Murray State shot 50.8% from the field including six of 14 from the three point line. The Racers connected on 18 of 23 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 30 points off 19 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 51.8% from the field including eight of 19 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 11 Murray State turnovers.
Damarcus Croaker led Murray State with 23 points. Jonathan Stark added 21 points including three three point baskets, and six of seven free throws and five assists. Terrell Miller recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds. Brion Sanchious pulled down eight rebounds.
5-11 Fr. Asante Gist came off the bench to lead Eastern Kentucky with 26 points including three three point baskets and five assists. Nick Mayo added 19 points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots. 6-2 Sr. Isaac McGlone recorded 13 points including three three point baskets, four assists, and three steals. Zach Charles added 12 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Eastern Kentucky University,37,42,79
Murray State University,42,44,86
Eastern Kentucky University (79) – Charles 12, Dishman 4, Mayo 19, Chitty 0, Avare 3, Adams 2, Gist 26, McGlone 13.
Murray State University (86) – Sanchious 4, Croaker 23, Miller 19, Stark 21, Jones 4, McGhee 2, Gilbert 5, Dupree 8.
A special thanks to the Murray State Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.