Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Murray State University (Men)
Murray State University
February 27, 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. Murray State University coach Matt McMahon countered with 6-7 Sr. Anthony Smith, 6-5 So. Tevin Brown, 6-8 Fr. Demond Robinson, 6-1 Fr. Daquan Smith, and 6-2 Sr. Jaiveon Eaves.
Murray State University pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 74-62. There were nine ties and nine lead changes in the game. Murray State University shot 40% from the field including four of 13 from the three point line. The Racers connected on 22 of 32 free throws, pulled down 47 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 17 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 36.1% from the field including three of 20 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 15 of 21 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored nine points off 16 Murray State turnovers.
Tevin Brown led Murray State University with 21 points including eight of 11 free throws, 10 rebounds, for assists, three blocked shots, and three steals. 6-10 So. KJ Williams added 20 points including eight of 10 free throws, 14 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Jaiveon Eaves recorded 14 points including two three point baskets.
Jomaru Brown led Eastern Kentucky University with 24 points including seven of 10 free throws, five rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Michael Moreno added 11 points and four rebounds. Tre King recorded nine points and seven rebounds. 6-9 Sr. Lachlan Anderson chipped in with six points and 10 rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,29,33,62
Murray State University,29,45,74
Eastern Kentucky University (62) – Moreno 11, Taylor 5, T. King 9, Cruickshank 3, Brown 24, Hobbs 4, Anderson 6.
Murray State University (74) – A. Smith 2, Brown 21, Robinson 2, D. Smith 5, Eaves 14, Carter 6, Gilmore 4, Williams 20,
A special thanks to the Murray State Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.