Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont (Women)
Curb Event Center
January 11, 2017
Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 6-3 Jr. Madison Wood, 5-3 Jr. Marcella Rocha, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper. Belmont coach Cameron Newbauer countered with 6-1 Sr. Lauren Thompson, 5-11 So. Jenny Roy, 6-3 Jr. Sally McCabe, 5-5 So. Darby Maggard, and 5-11 Jr. Kylee Smith.
Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky by a score of 74-58. Belmont shot 44.8% from the field including five of 21 from the three point line. They connected on nine of 10 free throws, pulled down 45 rebounds, and scored six points off nine Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 38.8% from the field including four of 13 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on two of eight free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 11 Belmont turnovers.
Darby Maggard led Belmont with 15 points including three three point baskets and eight assists. Jenny Roy added 11 points and eight rebounds. Kylee Smith recorded 10 points, five rebounds, and three assists. Lauren Thompson chipped in with nine points and six rebounds. Sally McCabe added eight points, eight rebounds, three assists, and six blocked shots. 6-1 Fr. Maddie Wright also scored eight points. 6-1 Sr. Frankie Joubran also pulled down eight rebounds.
Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky with 21 points and 10 rebounds. 5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill added 10 points including two three point baskets and four assists. Alexus Cooper chipped in with seven points and five rebounds. Marcella Rocha also scored seven points.
Eastern Kentucky University,11,13,17,17,58
Eastern Kentucky University (58) – O’Bannon 21, Naylor 6, Wood 0, Rocha 7, Cooper 7, Massengill 10, A. Brooks 2, Solomon 2, Wright 3.
Belmont University (74) – Thompson 9, Roy 11, McCabe 8, Maggard 15, Smith 10, Joubran 4, Jones 6, Lawson 3, Wright 8.
A special thanks to the Belmont University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.