Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Murray State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 6, 2021
Murray State University coach Rechelle Turner started the following lineup: 6-0 Sr. Laci Hawthorne, 5-8 Fr. Bria Sanders-Woods, 6-1 Fr. Katelyn Young, 5-6 Jr Macey Turley, and 5-7 Jr. Lex Mayes. Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams countered with 6-3 So. Emma Hacker, 5-11 Sr. Bria Bass, 6-2 Sr. Jayla Johnson, 5-9 Fr. Alice Recanati, and 5-10 Fr. Kendall Wingler.
Murray State University outscored Eastern Kentucky 65-45 over the last three quarters to earn an 82-66 victory tonight, The Colonels did not have an answer tonight for Macey Turley and Katelyn Young who found opportunities in the paint all night and combined for 44 points. Murray State University shot 47.5% from the field including six of 17 from the three point line. The Racers connected on 18 of 21 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 12 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers. Eastern Kentucky University shot 39.1% from the field including seven of 18 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on five of eight free throws, pulled down 37 free throws, and scored nine points off 12 Murray State turnovers.
Macey Turley led Murray State with 26 points including five of six free throws, four rebounds, and four assists. Katelyn Young added 18 points including seven of seven free throws, seven rebounds, and two steals. Bria Sanders-Woods recorded 14 points including three of three free throws, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Lex Mayes chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets and three assists. Laci Hawthorne recorded six points, nine rebounds, and three assists. 6-0 Fr. Hannah McKay added five points and six rebounds.
Jayla Johnson led Eastern Kentucky with 22 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and two steals. Alice Recanati added 12 points, two rebounds, and four assists. Kendall Wingler recorded 12 points including two three point baskets and four rebounds. Bria Bass chipped in with 10 points, nine rebounds, and two assists. Emma Hacker recorded three rebounds, four assists, and three blocked shots. 6-1 So. Anysa Jordan added seven points and four rebounds.
Murray State University,17,23,22,20,82
Eastern Kentucky University,21,13,18,14,66
Murray State University (82) – Hawthorne 6, Sanders-Woods 14, Young 18, Turley 26, Mayes 8, McKay 5, Burpo 3, Russell 2.
Eastern Kentucky University (66) – Hacker 0, Bass 10, Johnson 22, Recanati 12, Wingler 12, Kynnedy 3, Jordan 7.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.