Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University (Men)
Pete Mathews Coliseum
Jacksonville State University
January 23, 2020
Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 Fr. Michael Moreno, 6-3 Sr. Ty Taylor, 6-8 So. Tre Hicks, 6-0 Jr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-2 So. Jomaru Brown. Jacksonville State University coach Ray Harper countered with 6-7 Jr. Kayne Henry, 6-5 Jr. Elias Harden, 6-10 Jr. Martin Roub, 6-1 Sr. Ty Hudson, and 6-5 Jr. Derrick Cook.
Eastern Kentucky eked out an 81-77 road victory over Jacksonville State University. Eastern Kentucky shot 50% from the field including 11 of 21 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on eight of 13 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 18 Jacksonville State turnovers. Jacksonville State shot 54.5% from the field including seven of 19 from beyond the arc. The Gamecocks connected on 10 of 14 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 13 turnovers off nine Eastern Kentucky turnovers.
Jomaru Brown led Eastern Kentucky University with 24 points including seven of eight free throws, six rebounds, and two assists. Tre King added 18 points, nine rebounds, and two steals. Russhard Cruickshank recorded 15 points on five three point baskets.
6-8 Sr. Jacara Cross led Jacksonville State University with 20 points and five rebounds. Elias Harden added 13 points, six rebounds, and four assists. 6-4 So. De’Torrion Ware recorded 13 points including three three point baskets. Kayne Henry chipped in with seven points and eight rebounds. Derrick Cook added nine points, four rebounds, and six assists.
Eastern Kentucky University,42,39,81
Jacksonville State University,38,39,77
Eastern Kentucky University (81) – Moreno 4, Taylor 3, T. Hicks 18, Cruickshank 15, Brown 24, Hobbs 6, Anderson 6, Carmical 3, Balogun 2.
Jacksonville State University (77) – Henry 7, Harden 13, Roub 4, Hudson 2, Cook 9, Cross 20, St. Hilaire 6, Ware 13, Welsch 3.
A special thanks to the Jacksonville State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.