Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Kansas State (Men)
St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands
November 16, 2018
Eastern Kentucky University coach A.W. Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-5 So. Peyton Broughton, 6-5 Jr. Jordan Oakley, 6-9 Sr. Nick Mayo, 5-10 Jr. Dujuanta Weaver, and 6-2 Jr. Kelvin Robinson. Kansas State coach Bruce Weber countered with 6-8 Sr. Dean Wade, 6-5 Jr. Xavier Sneed, 6-9 Jr. Makol Mawien, 6-0 Sr. Kamau Stokes, and 6-3 Sr. Barry Brown Jr.
Kansas State dominated in the paint (50-30 points) and pulled away late for a 95-68 victory over Eastern Kentucky University. Kansas State shot 55.2% from the field including four of 17 from the three point line. They connected on 17 of 23 free throws, pulled down 47 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 17 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Kansas State had a 17-2 advantage in fast break points and a 41-30 advantage in bench scoring. Eastern Kentucky shot 39.1% from the field including eight of 28 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 10 of 15 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 13 Kansas State turnovers.
Xavier Sneed led Kansas State with 16 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals. 6-4 So. Carter Diarra added 14 points, four assists, and blocked two shots. Dean Wade also scored 14 points and pulled down five rebounds, and dished out three assists. Barry Brown recorded 10 points and six rebounds. Kamau Stokes added 10 points and five assists. 6-7 Jr. Austin Trice chipped in with six points and 10 rebounds.
Dujuanta Weaver led Eastern Kentucky with 12 points on four three point baskets. Nick Mayo added 11 points, five rebounds, and four assists. 6-4 Fr. Houston King recorded eight points including two three point baskets.
Eastern Kentucky 28 40 – 68
Kansas State 37 58 – 95
Eastern Kentucky (68) – Broughton 2, Oakley 6, Mayo 11, Weaver 12, Robinson 7, Brown 6, T. King 4, H. King 8, Anderson 7, Carmical 5.
Kansas State (95) – Wade 14, Sneed 16, Mawien 4, Stokes 10, Brown Jr. 10, McGuirl 4, Neal-Williams 5, Diarra 14, Love 2, Trice 6, McAtee 4, Stockard 6.
A special thanks to the Paradise Jam staff for providing the comprehensive statistics for the game.