Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Eastern Illinois University (Men)
Eastern Illinois University
February 6, 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 King, 6-0 Jr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-2 So. Jomaru Brown., Eastern Illinois University coach Jay Spoonhour countered with 6-5 Sr.JaQualis Matlock, 6-4 Jr. Josiah Wallace, 6-5 Jr. George Dixon, 5-10 Sr. Shareef Smith, and 6-2 Jr. Mack Smith.
Eastern Kentucky University captured a hard fought 91-84 victory over Eastern Illinois University. The score was tied four times and there were seven lead changes in the game. Eastern Kentucky University shot 50% from the field including eight of 17 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 23 of 33 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 16 Eastern Illinois University turnovers. Eastern Illinois University shot 45.6% from the field including 10 of 28 from beyond the arc. They connected on 12 of 16 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 14 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers.
Tre King led Eastern Kentucky University with 22 points including seven of nine free throws, seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocked shots. Michael Moreno added 17 points including four three point baskets and seven rebounds. Ty Taylor recorded 14 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Jomaru Brown chipped in with 13 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Russhard Cruickshank added 10 points including two three point baskets.
Josiah Wallace led Eastern Illinois University with 25 points including three three point baskets, six of seven free throws, six rebounds, and three assists. 6-6 Jr. Marvin Johnson added 16 points, six rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots. 6-1 Jr. Kashawn Charles recorded 12 points including three three point baskets. 6-6 Jr. Jordan Skipper-Brown chipped in with 12 points, three rebounds, and two assists. George Dixon pulled own nine rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,37,54,91
Eastern Illinois University,38,46,84
Eastern Kentucky University (91) – Moreno 17, Taylor 14, T. King 22, Cruickshank 10, Brown 13, Hobbs 7, Balogun 2, Anderson 2, Carmical 4.
Eastern Illinois University (84) – Matlock 0, Wallace 25, Dixon 5, S. Smith 5, M. Smith 9, Charles 12, Skipper-Brown 12, Johnson 16.
A special thanks to the EIU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.