Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Morehead State University (Men)
Ellis T. Johnson Arena
Morehead State University
December 14, 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. Morehead State University coach Preston Spradlin countered with 6-7 So. Julius Dixon, 6-4 Jr. Devon Cooper, 6-10 Fr. Johni Broome, 6-3 Jr. Skyelar Potter, and 6-4 So. Ta’Lon Cooper.
Morehead State pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Kentucky by the score of 75-62. Eastern Kentucky was plagued tonight by foul woes as they were whistled for 27 fouls with Tre King fouling out and fellow starters Lewis, Robb, Green, and Moreno finishing the game with four fouls each. Morehead State shot 51.1% from the field including four of 15 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on 25 of 32 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 13 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 39.1% from the field including four of 25 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on eight of 13 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 20 Morehead State turnovers.
5-11 Jr. KJ Hunt led Morehead State with 17 points including seven of nine free throws and three assists. Skyelar Potter added 13 points including five of five free throws and eight rebounds. 6-6 Sr. James Baker recorded 12 points including six of eight free throws and six rebounds. Julius Dixon chipped in with 11 points. Devon Cooper added eight points and seven rebounds. Johni Broome recorded six points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Tre King led Eastern Kentucky with 17 points including two three point baskets, three rebounds, and three steals. Wendell Green Jr. added 16 points and five assists. Curt Lewis recorded 13 points and six rebounds. Michael Moreno added seven points and six rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,33,29,62
Morehead State University,35,40,75
Eastern Kentucky University (62) – Moreno 7, Lewis 13, King 17, Green 16, Robb 2, Cruickshank 2, Broughton 2, Balogun 1, Faye 2.
Morehead State University (75) – Dixon 11, D. Cooper 8, Broome 6, Potter 13, T. Cooper 8, Hunt 17, Baker 12.
A special thanks to the Morehead State Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.