Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Southeast Missouri vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 1, 2020
Southeast Missouri coach Rick Ray started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Isaiah Gable, 6-5 Sr. Skyler Hogan, 6-8 Sr. Sage Tolbert, 6-0 So. Alex Caldwell, and 6-5 Fr. Jordan Love. Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-7 Fr. Michael Moreno, 6-3 Sr. Ty Taylor, 6-8 So. Tre King, 6-0 Jr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-2 So. Jomaru Brown.
Eastern Kentucky University fueled by Lachlan Anderson’s barrage of six three point baskets and 20 points led the Colonels to a 70-57 victory over Southeast Missouri and an 8-2 OVC slate for their best OVC start in 41 years. The score was tied five times and there were four lead changes but Eastern Kentucky pulled away late for the victory.
Eastern Kentucky University shot 38.7% from the field including 10 of 32 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 12 of 17 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 18 SEMO turnovers. Southeast Missouri shot 36.5% from the field including five of 18 from beyond the arc. The Redhawks connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 11 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.
6-9 Sr. Lachlan Anderson led Eastern Kentucky University with 20 points including six three point baskets. Jomaru Brown added 16 points, five rebounds, five assists, and five steals. Ty Taylor recorded 13 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds. Tre King chipped in with nine points and five rebounds. Michael Moreno pulled down eight rebounds.
Sage Tolbert led Southeast Missouri with 19 points, 17 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Jordan Love added 12 points including five of six free throws. 6-5 So. Nygal Russell recorded 10 points, four rebounds, and four assists.
Eastern Kentucky University,34,36,70
Southeast Missouri (57) – Gable 6, Hogan 0, Tolbert 19, Caldwell 4, Love 12, Wilson 4, Nicholas 2, Russell 10.
Eastern Kentucky University (70) – Moreno 5, Taylor 13, T. King 9, Cruickshank 4, Brown 16, Hobbs 2, Balogun 1, Anderson 20.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.