Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. University Tennessee Chattanooga (Women)
University Tennessee Chattanooga
December 18, 2020
Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Bria Bass, 5-11 Fr. Corriana Evans, 6-2 Sr. Jayla Johnson, 5-9 Fr. Amerah Steele, and 5-10 Fr. Kendall Wingler. University Tennessee Chattanooga coach Katie Burrows countered with 6-0 Jr. Eboni Williams, 6-0 Sr. Bria Dial, 6-2 Jr. Abbey Cornelius, 5-9 Fr. Sigrun Olafsdottir, and 5-10 Jr. Amaria Pugh.
Eastern Kentucky raced out to a 22-13 lead after the first quarter and was never threatened in a 62-45 victory over University Tennessee Chattanooga. Eastern Kentucky shot 43.4% from the field including four of 10 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 12 of 19 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, scored 18 points off 23 Chattanooga turnovers, and held a 27-8 advantage in bench scoring. Chattanooga shot 25.5% from the field including six of 31 from beyond the arc. The Mocs connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 18 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.
Jayla Johnson led Eastern Kentucky with 18 points, seven rebounds, and two steals. Kendall Wingler added eight points including two three point baskets and three rebounds. 6-3 So. Emma Hacker added eight points, five rebounds, and two steals. 5-9 Fr. Alice Recanati recorded seven points, two rebounds, five assists, and two steals. 5-10 Jr. Kynnedy Azubike and 6-1 So. Anysa Jordan each scored six points. Amerah Steele pulled down six rebounds.
Eboni Williams led Chattanooga with 14 points, nine rebounds, and three steals. Amaria Pugh added 10 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and two steals. 5-7 So. Dena Jarrells recorded six points on two three point baskets. Bria Dial chipped in with five points, five rebounds, six assists, and three steals. Abbey Cornelius added five points and six rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,22,11,11,18,62
University Tennessee Chattanooga,13,5,15,12,45
Eastern Kentucky University (62) – Bass 5, Evans 0, Johnson 18, Steele 4, Wingler 8, Azubike 6, Hacker 8, Jordan 6, Recanati 7.
University Tennessee Chattanooga (45) – Williams 14, Dial 5, Cornelius 5, Olafsdottir 3, Pugh 10, Jarrells 6, Hill 2.
A special thanks to the University Tennessee Chattanooga Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.