Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
University Tennessee Martin vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Eastern Kentucky University
February 8, 2018
UT Martin coach Anthony Stewart started the following lineup: 6-6 Gr. Dominique Williams, 6-3 Fr. Parrish Hewitt, 6-8 Jr. Jailen Gill, 5-10 Jr. Delfincko Bogan, and 6-3 Jr. Darius Thompson. Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Sr. Zach Charles, 6-6 So. DeAndre Dishman, 6-9 Jr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Fr. JacQuess Hobbs, and 6-4 Fr. Dedric Boyd.
6-2 Sr. Matthew Butler hit a three point basket in the closing seconds to give UT Martin a 70-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky University. The game was tied four times and there were four lead changes in the game. UT Martin shot 54.7% from the field including six of 12 from the three point line. The Skyhawks connected on six of 14 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 11 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 44.1% from the field including 14 of 33 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on three of five free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 15 UT Martin turnovers.
Delfincko Bogan led UT Martin with 19 points including three three point baskets. 6-8 So. Mike Fofana added 15 points and six rebounds. Matthew Butler recorded 11 points including three three point baskets, three rebounds, and seven assists. 6-8 Jr. Fatodd Lewis pulled down eight rebounds. Dominique Williams chipped in with seven points and seven rebounds.
Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky with a career night of 36 points including seven three point baskets and five rebounds. 5-10 So. DuJuanta Weaver added 12 points on four three point baskets. DeAndre Dishman recorded eight points, eight rebounds, and three assists. JacQuess Hobbs pulled down five rebounds and dished out seven assists.
Eastern Kentucky University,36,33,69
UT Martin (70) – Williams 7, Hewitt 0, Gill 6, Bogan 19, Thompson 6, Butler 11, Fofana 15, Parker 2, Lewis 4.
Eastern Kentucky University (69) – Charles 4, Dishman 8, Mayo 36, Hobbs 0, Boyd 3, Weaver 12, Avare 6,
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.