Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Northwestern (Women)
December 22. 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, 5-11 Fr. Kendall Wingler, and 5-9 Fr. Alice Recanati. Northwestern coach Joe McKeown countered with 5-11 Jr. Sydney Wood, 5-10 Sr. Lindsey Pulliam, 6-0 Jr. Courtney Shaw, 5-8 Sr. Jordan Hamilton 7, and 5-9 Jr. Veronica Burton.
Northwestern raced out to a 26-14 first quarter lead and was never threatened in a 79-50 victory over Eastern Kentucky University. Northwestern scored 40 points off 33 Eastern Kentucky turnovers, recorded 18 steals, and blocked five shots. Northwestern shot 39.7% from the field including three of 20 from the three point line. The Wildcats connected on 18 of 29 free throws, pulled down 41 rebounds, and held a 16-7 advantage in second chance points. Eastern Kentucky shot 38.5% from the field including six of 15 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 14 of 15 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 12 Northwestern turnovers.
Veronica Burton led Northwestern with 17 points including two three point baskets, three rebounds, three assists, and four steals. Lindsey Pulliam added 15 points, five rebounds, and four steals. Sydney Wood recorded 13 points, four rebounds, and four steals. Courtney Shaw chipped in with eight points. Jordan Hamilton added seven points, five rebounds, and three steals.
5-10 Fr. Dafne Gianesini led Eastern Kentucky with 14 points including three three point baskets. Corriana Evans added eight points. Jayla Johnson recorded six points and four rebounds. 6-3 So. Emma Hacker also scored six points and two blocked shots.
Eastern Kentucky University,14,6,18,12,50
Eastern Kentucky University (50) – Bass 5, Evans 8, Johnson 6, Wingler 5, Recanati 2, Hacker 6, Jordan 2, Azubike 2, Gianesini 14.
Northwestern University (79) – Wood 13, Pulliam 15, Shaw 8, Hamilton 7, Burton 17, Satterwhite 5, Mott 3, Hartman 2, Rainey 5, McWilliams 2, Morris 2.
A special thanks to the Northwestern University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.