Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Murray State University (Women)
Murray State University
February 27, 2020
Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams started the following lineup: 5-11 Jr. Bria Bass, 5-7 Jr. De’Ayra Davis, 6-2 Jr. I’Liyah Green, 5-6 Jr. Teri Goodlett, and 5-6 Jr. Qay Stanton. Murray State University coach Rechelle Turner countered with 6-0 Jr. Laci Hawthorne, 5-10 So. Alexis Burpo, 6-1 Fr. Macie Gibson, 5-7 So. Lex Mayes, and 5-8 So. Raegan Blackburn.
Murray State University defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 66-65. The score was tied nine times and there were 11 times in this game. Murray State shot 45.8% from the field including six of nine from the three point line. The Racers connected on 16 of 19 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 12 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 39.1% from the field including eight of 23 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on seven of 13 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 13 Murray State turnovers.
Alexis Burpo led Murray State with 21 points, three rebounds, and three assists. Laci Hawthorne added 19 points including seven of seven free throws, nine rebounds, and two blocked shots. Lex Mayes recorded 11 points including two three point baskets. 5-9 Jr. G’Torria Swinton pulled down 11 rebounds and recorded two steals.
Teri Goodlett led Eastern Kentucky University with 20 points including four three point baskets, three rebounds, and three assists. Bria Bass added 16 points and seven rebounds. 6-0 Sr. Catie Kaifes recorded 13 points including four three point baskets and six rebounds. I’Liyah Green chipped in with nine points and eight rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,22,10,15,18,65
Murray State University,10,21,15,20,66
Eastern Kentucky University (65) – Bass 16, Davis 3, Green 9, Goodlett 20, Stanton 4, Kaifes 13.
Murray State University (66) – Hawthorne 19, Burpo 21, Gibson 0, Mayes 11, Blackburn 8, Hunter 7.
A special thanks to the Murray State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.