Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. South Carolina Upstate (Men)
G.B. Hodge Center
South Carolina Upstate
December 2, 2020
Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb. South Carolina Upstate coach Dave Dickerson countered with 6-7 Jr. Josh Aldrich, 6-6 Jr. Bryson Mozone, 6-9 Jr. Nevin Zink, 5-10 Jr. Dalvin White, and 6-3 Jr. Everette Hammond.
Eastern Kentucky University raced out to a 46-28 halftime lead on their way to a 95-78 victory over South Carolina Upstate. Eastern Kentucky shot 53.7% from the field including 10 of 24 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 13 of 19 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and 25 points off 15 South Carolina Upstate turnovers. South Carolina Upstate shot 34.9% from the field including seven of 24 from beyond the arc. They connected on 27 of 32 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 16 South Carolina Upstate turnovers.
Michael Moreno led Eastern Kentucky with 18 points including four three point baskets, six rebounds, and five assists. 6-2 Jr. Jomaru Brown also scored 18 points and four assists. Tre King recorded 17 points and seven rebounds. Wendell Green Jr. chipped in with 12 points and six assists. 6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank added 10 points including two three point baskets. 6-10 So. Tariq Balogun recorded nine points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots. Curt Lewis tallied seven points, five rebounds, and three assists.
6-1 So. Tommy Bruner led Upstate with 19 points including 10 of 12 free throws and three assists. Everette Hammond added 13 points and seven rebounds. Bryson Mozone recorded 10 points, six rebounds, and three assists. 6-4 So. Mysta Goodloe chipped in with eight points including six of seven free throws. 6-8 So. Khydarius Smith added six points and seven rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,46,49,95
South Carolina Upstate,28,50,78
Eastern Kentucky University (95) – Moreno 18, Lewis 7, King 17, Green 12, Robb 2, Brown 18, Cruickshank 10, Balogun 9, Faye 2.
South Carolina Upstate (78) – Aldrich 7, Mozone 10, Zink 6, White 5, Hammond 13, Bruner 19, Goodloe 8, Smith 6, Watson 4.
A special thanks to the South Carolina Upstate Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.