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Monday, 28 November 2016
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Western Michigan University (Women) Plaza Lights Classic November 26, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016EKUWMUW

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Western Michigan University (Women)

Plaza Lights Classic hosted by University of Missouri Kansas City

Swinney Recreational Center

Kansas City, MO

November 26, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 6-0 Fr. Tae’Lour Richardson, 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 6-3 Jr. Madison Wood, 5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.  Western Michigan University coach Shane Clipfell countered with 6-1 So. Breanna Mobley, 5-10 Sr. Meredith Shipman, 6-2 Jr. Marley Hill, 5-7 So. Deja Wimby, and 5-8 Jr. Najee Smith.

 

Western Michigan pulled away in the closing minutes in the first half to erase a 28-27 deficit to lead 35-29 at the intermission on their way to a 74-59 victory.  Western Michigan University shot 41% from the field including six of 15 from the three point line.  The Broncos connected on 18 of 22 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 17 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 31.8% from the field including four of 15 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 13 of 19 free throws, pulled down 41 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 14 Western Michigan turnovers.

 

Marley Hill led Western Michigan University with 17 points and nine rebounds.  Meredith Shipman added 13 points including three three point baskets.  Breanna Mobley recorded nine points and 10 rebounds.  Deja Wimby added eight points, eight rebounds, and eight assists.  Najee Smith also scored eight points including two three point baskets.

 

6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky University with 16 points and 13 rebounds.  Shavontae Naylor added 13 points and six rebounds.  Alexus Cooper added seven points and Madison Wood pulled down seven rebounds.  Mariah Massengill recorded seven points, four assists, and four steals.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,10,19,13,17,59

Western Michigan University,16,19,19,20,74

 

Eastern Kentucky University (59) – Richardson 3, Naylor 13, Wood 0, Massengill 7, Cooper 7, O’Bannon 16, Jernigan 1, A. Brooks 6, Wright 6.

 

Western Michigan University (74) – Mobley 9, Shipman 13, Hill 17, Wimby 8, Smith 8, Reed 2, Carlisle 8, McCane 1. Miller 2, VanZanten 6.

 

Alexus Cooper and Jalen O’Bannon were named to the All Tournament team from Eastern Kentucky University.

 

A special thanks to the event Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.


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Methodist vs. Transylvania (Women) Transylvania Thanksgiving Classic November 27, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016MTW4

 

 

Methodist vs. Transylvania (Women)

Holley Wealth Advisory Group of Hilliard Lyons Thanksgiving Classic Game #4

Clive M. Beck Center

Transylvania

Lexington, KY

November 27, 2016

 

Methodist coach DeeDee Jarman started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Jalisia Campbell, 5-8 So. Kaneya Chambers, 6-2 Fr. Shelly McDonald, 5-5 Fr. Christian Sanders, and 5-6 So. Lillian Geehring.  Transylvania coach Juli Fulks countered with 5-10 Fr. Shelby Boyle, 5-7 Jr. Sarah Ashley, 6-0 Jr. Rachel Cox, 5-4 So. Celia Kline, and 5-6 So. Macey Ford.

 

Celia Kline unleashed a three point barrage (nine of 13) to lead Transylvania to a 74-50 victory over Methodist.  Transylvania shot 32.9% from the field including 13 of 36 from the three point line.  The Pioneers connected on 15 of 16 free throws, pulled down 55 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 19 Methodist turnovers.  Methodist shot 29.5% from the field including four of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Monarchs connected on 10 of 16 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 19 Transylvania turnovers.

 

Celia Kline led Transylvania with 29 points including nine three point baskets, five rebounds, and five assists.  5-7 So. Taylor Jackson added 11 points and four rebounds.  Rachel Cox recorded nine points, 12 rebounds, two blocked shots, and three steals.  5-9 Fr. Ashton Woodard added eight points and four rebounds.

 

Christian Sanders led Methodist with 13 points including three three point baskets and four steals.  Kaneya Chambers also scored 13 points, pulled down four rebounds, and dished out three assists.  Jalisia Campbell recorded 11 points and eight rebounds.

 

Methodist,9,9,15,17,50

Transylvania,19,18,14,23,74

 

Methodist (50) – Campbell 11, Chambers 13, McDonald 2, Sanders 13, Geehring 0, Mumphery 4, Evans 5, Bryan 2.

 

Transylvania (74) – Boyle 2, Ashley 4, Cox 9, Kline 29, Ford 3, Jackson 11, Woodard 8, Carothers 3, Clemons 2, Price 3.

 

All Tournament Team: Bella Taylor (Sewanee), Zarkia Mattox (Ferrum), Jalisia Campbell (Methodist), Celia Kline (Transylvania), and Rachel Cox (Transylvania).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 


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Sewanee vs. Ferrum (Women) Transylvania Thanksgiving Classic November 27, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016SWW3

 

 

Sewanee vs. Ferrum (Women)

Holley Wealth Advisory Group of Hilliard Lyons Thanksgiving Classic Game #3

Clive M. Beck Center

Transylvania

Lexington, KY

November 27, 2016

 

Sewanee vs. Ferrum

 

Sewanee coach Dickie McCarthy started the following lineup:  5-8 Sr. Savannah Rose, 5-7 Jr. Hannah McCormack, 5-8 So. Corey Caulder, 5-3 So. Sue Kim, and 5-6 So. Bella Taylor.  Ferrum coach Bryan Harvey countered with 5-9 Jr. Brooke Lewis, 5-9 So. Maggie Self, 5-11 Jr. Erin March, 5-3 Jr. Kelli Mounce, and 5-8 Jr. Zarkia Mattox. 

 

Ferrum raced out to a 24-9 first quarter lead on their way to a 73-55 victory over Sewanee.  Ferrum shot 59.3% from the field including six of 12 from the three point line.  The Panthers connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 14 Sewanee turnovers.  Sewanee shot 33.3% from the field including eight of 31 from beyond the arc.  The Tigers connected on five of six free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Ferrum turnovers.

 

Zarkia Mattox led Ferrum with 22 points, 14 rebounds, and four assists.  Erin March added 12 points and four rebounds.  Maggie Self chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets, six rebounds, and six assists.  Brooke Lewis added eight points and  Kelli Mounce recorded seven points and 10 assists.

 

Bella Taylor led Sewanee with 15 points and six assists.  Savannah Rose added 12 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, and five assists.  Corey Caulder recorded 12 points , six rebounds, and three steals.

 

Sewanee,9,25,17,4,55

Ferrum,24,17,23,9,73

 

Sewanee (55) – Rose 12, McCormack 4, Caulder 12, Kim 3, Taylor 15, Lyerly 5, Lauten 2, Smith 2.

 

Ferrum (73) – Lewis 8, Self 9, March 12, Mounce 7, Mattox 22, Mosley 2, Barr 7, O’Conner 6.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 


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Ferrum vs. Transylvania (Women) Transylvania Thanksgiving Classic November 26,2016
Topic: Basketball

2016FTW2

 

 

Ferrum vs. Transylvania (Women)

Holley Wealth Advisory Group of Hilliard Lyons Thanksgiving Classic Game #2

Clive M. Beck Center

Transylvania

Lexington, KY

November 26, 2016

 

Ferrum vs. Transylvania 

 

Ferrum coach Bryan Harvey started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Brooke Lewis, 5-So. Maggie Self, 5-11 Jr. Erin March, 5-3 Jr. Kelli Mounce, and 5-8 Jr. Zarkia Mattox.  Transylvania coach Juli Fulks countered with 5-10 Fr. Shelby Boyle, 5-7 Jr. Sarah Ashley, 6-0 Jr. Rachel Cox, 5-4 So. Celia Kline, and 5-6 So. Macey Ford.

 

Transylvania scored 31 points off 22 Ferrum turnovers in a 65-44 victory.  Transylvania shot 35.4% from the field including 12 of 33 from the three point line.  The Pioneers connected on seven of 11 free throws, and pulled down 46 rebounds.  Ferrum shot 31.1% from the field including three of 13 from beyond the arc.  The Panthers connected on 13 of 16 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 17 Transylvania turnovers.

 

Rachel Cox led Transylvania with 15 points, nine rebounds, five assists, and three steals..  Macey Ford scored 15 points on five three point baskets and pulled down five rebounds.  Celia Kline also scored 15 points including four three point baskets and recorded three

steals.

 

Erin March led Ferrum with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Zarkia Mattox added 13 points and four rebounds.

 

Ferrum,12,9,6,17,44

Transylvania,19,10,17,19,65

 

Ferrum (44) – Lewis 6, Self 3, March 14, Mounce 4, Mattox 13, Mosley 2, Barr 2.

 

Transylvania (65) – Boyle 2, Ashley 0, Cox 15, Kline 15, Ford 15, Woodard 7, Carothers 4, Clemons 6, Price 1.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Updated: Monday, 28 November 2016 8:19 PM EST
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Methodist vs. Sewanee (Women) Transylvania Thanksgiving Classic November 26, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016MSW1

 

 

Methodist vs. Sewanee (Women)

Holley Wealth Advisory Group of Hilliard Lyons Thanksgiving Classic Game #1

Clive M. Beck center

Transylvania

Lexington, KY

November 26, 2016

 

Methodist vs. Sewanee

 

Methodist coach DeeDee Jarman started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Jalisia Campbell, 5-8 So. Kaneya Chambers, 6-2 Fr. Shelly McDonald, 5-5 Christian Sanders, and 5-6 So. Lillian Geehring.  Sewanee coach Dickie McCarthy countered with 5-8 So. Corey Caulder, 5-7 Jr. Hannah McCormack, 5-8 Sr. Savannah Rose, 5-3 So. Sue Kim, and 5-6 So. Bella Taylor.

 

Sewanee tallied 15 three point baskets today in an 87-71 victory over Methodist.  Sewanee shot 46.5% from the field including 15 of 38 from the three point line.  The Tigers connected on six of 11 from the free throw line, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 19 Methodist turnovers.  Methodist shot 44.6% from the field including five of 17 from beyond the arc.  The Monarchs connected on 16 of 23 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 13 Sewanee turnovers.

 

Bella Taylor led Sewanee with 30 points including six three point baskets, four assists, and five steals.  Hannah McCormack added 16 points and five rebounds.  Corey Caulder chipped in with 12 points on four three point baskets and five rebounds.  Sue Kim recorded 11 points and 10 assists.  6-0 Fr. Allison Hitchcock also reached double figures with 11 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.

 

Jalisia Campbell led Methodist with 21 points and four assists.  Christian Sanders, Kaneya Chambers, and 5-11 Fr. Amber Scott each scored 10 points.  Shelly McDonald chipped in with nine points.

 

Methodist,23,12,11,25,71

Sewanee,23,26,22,16,87

 

Methodist (71) – Campbell 21, Chambers 10, McDonald 9, Sanders 10, Geehring 0, Dones 3, Scott 10, Evans 6, Bryan 2.

 

Sewanee (87) – Caulder 12, McCormack 16, Rose 3, Kim 11, Taylor 30, Hitchcock 11, Smith 4.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 

 


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Sunday, 27 November 2016
Berea College vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) November 26, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016BEREAEKUM

 

 

Berea College vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

November 26, 2016

 

Berea College coach John Hemenway started the following lineup: 6-5 So. Gabe Hinton, 6-1 Sr. Richard Parker, 6-8 Sr. Dyonta Bizzle-Brown, 5-9 Sr. Anthony Myrks-Brewer, and 5-11 Fr. Terique Miller.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-4 Sr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-0 Jr. Dillon Avare.

 

Eastern Kentucky University defeated Berea by a score of 92-64.  Eastern Kentucky shot 46.6% from the field including nine of 30 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 15 of 26 free throws, pulled down 53 rebounds, and scored 26 points off 19 Berea turnovers.  Berea shot 32.1% from the field including nine of 34 from beyond the arc.  The Mountaineers connected on 21 of 33 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 13 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky University with 19 points including eight of nine free throws, nine rebounds, five assists, and three steals.  Zach Charles added 14 points and five rebounds.  Dillon Avare recorded 11 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, and two assists.  6-6 Fr. Marlon Adams added 11 points and 10 rebounds.  6-2 Fr. Parker Chitty also reached double figures with 10 points, four assists, and three steals.  Jaylen Babb-Harrison added nine points, six rebounds, and four assists.  6-6 Fr. Deandre Dishman recorded eight points and eight rebounds.

 

Anthony Myrks-Brewer led Berea with 14 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and four steals.  6-3 Fr. Nick McCollum added 12 points including two three point baskets.  Dyonta Bizzle-Brown recorded 10 points and six rebounds.  Richard Parker chipped in with nine points including two three point baskets.

 

Berea College,29,35,64

Eastern Kentucky University,47,45,92

 

Berea College (64) – Hinton 1, Parker 9, Bizzle-Brown 10, Myrks-Brewer 14, Miller 3, Glasgow 4, Butts 6, McCollum 12, Martin 2, Kiebler 1, Aten 2.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (92) – Charles 14, Babb-Harrison 9, Mayo 19, Gist 2, Avare 11, Adams 11, Dishman 8, Parke 1, Humphrey 2, Anderson 5, Chitty 10.

 

A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Saturday, 26 November 2016
Week Fourteen in Review Playoffs November 25, 2016
Topic: Football

2016REV14

 

 

Week Fourteen in Review Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Playoffs – November 25, 2016

 

Friday November 25th

 

Class 1A Playoffs

 

Beechwood 35  Russellville 0 (Semifinal) – Brayden Burch completed seven of nine passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Hazard 20  Paintsville 7 (Semifinal)Corey Smith carried the ball 38 times for 216 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Class 2A Playoffs

 

Christian Academy of Louisville 48  Mayfield 24 (Semifinal) – Christian Academy of Louisville scored 31 unanswered points in the second half to end Mayfield’s winning streak at 24.

 

Danville 42  Covington Holy Cross 35 (Semifinal) Zach Dampier threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns.  David Walker caught three touchdown passes, blocked a punt, and intercepted a pass.

 

Class 3A Playoffs

 

Belfry 42  Corbin 17 (Semifinal) – Belfry trailed 17-0 before scoring 42 unanswered points for the win.  Taveon Hunter carried the ball six times for 201 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Pirates.

 

Central 21  Elizabethtown 14Corey Johnson carried the ball 29 times for 169 yards and a touchdown.

 

Class 4A Playoffs

 

Franklin-Simpson 27  John Hardin 7 (Semifinal)Carlos McKinney ran for 119 yards and a touchdown to lead Franklin-Simpson.

 

Johnson Central 51  Wayne County 0 -  Joe Jackson ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Class 5A Playoffs

 

Bowling Green 34  Fern Creek 7 (Semifinal) – Jamal Carothers carried the ball 19 times for 196 yards and two touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass.  Clark Payne completed 17 of 31 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns.

 

Pulaski County 62  South Oldham 55 (Semifinal) Wiley Cain completed 29 of 41 passes for 487 yards and five touchdowns and Jake Johnson caught 19 passes for 289 yards and three touchdowns to lead Pulaski County.  Drew Zaubi completed 15 of 28 passes for 243 yards and four touchdowns and carried the ball five times for 75 yards and two touchdowns and Keaton Martin carried the ball 26 times for 200 yards and a touchdown to lead South Oldham.

 

Class 6A Playoffs

 

Lafayette 48  Scott County 47 (Semifinal) – Scott County was stopped on a two point conversion attempt in the closing seconds of the game.  Walker Wood completed 15 of 16 passes for 211 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 96 yards and four touchdowns to lead Lafayette.

 

Trinity 24  St. Xavier 14 (Semifinal) Spencer Blackburn completed 15 of 25 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns and Rondale Moore caught seven passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns.

 


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Scott County vs. Lafayette Class 6A Playoffs Semifinal November 25, 2016
Topic: Football

2016PSCLAF

Scott County vs. Lafayette
Class 6A Playoffs Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl (Semifinal)

Lafayette High School
Lexington, KY
November 25, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

This game was touted to be a classic and it did not disappoint.  Lafayette defeated Scott County by a score of 48-47 but not without high drama.  Scott County raced out to a 20-7 lead but Lafayette led 34-27 after three quarters.  Scott County scored with 11 seconds remaining on the clock to pull within one; 48-47 and elected to go for the win with a two point conversion.  The first attempt was reportedly stopped by the officials and on the actual attempt Brice Fryman was stopped short and Lafayette returns to the Class 6A championship for the second year in a row.  Lafayette improves to 13-1 while Scott County finishes their season at 11-3.  Lafayette recorded 22 first downs and 471 yards of total offense. The Generals were penalized eight times for 76 yards and lost a fumble.  Scott County recorded 22 first downs and 397 yards of total offense.  The Cardinals were penalized five times for 45 yards and lost a fumble.

Cameron Morgan led Lafayette’s ground game with 162 yards on 20 carries.  Walker Wood carried the ball 21 times for 96 yards and four touchdowns.  Walker Wood completed 15 of 16 passes for 211 yards and three touchdowns.  Quinten Brown caught four passes for 63 yards and a touchdown.  Matthew Guilfoil added three receptions for 58 yards and a touchdown.  Dekwan Edwards caught two passes for 56 yards.  Teandre Newcome added two receptions for 16 yards and a touchdown. Teandre Newcome returned four kickoffs for 94 yards with along return of 53 yards.  Tejrin McCoy led the defense with 10 solo and three assisted tackles.  Ean Shaw added three solo and seven assisted tackles.  Dylan McKinney, Xavier Douglas, and Jordan Thomas each recorded five solo and one assisted tackles.

Jacob Burton led Scott County’s ground game with 154 yards and three touchdowns on 31 carries. Kendrick Hamilton added 110 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.  Brice Fryman carried the ball nine times for 74 yards and a touchdown.  Josh Davis completed three of six passes for 51 yards and a touchdown.  Kendrick Hamilton, Brice Fryman, and C. Sheppard each caught one pass for 31, 16, and 4 yards respectively with Sheppard’s reception going for a touchdown.  Cooper Watts led the defense with seven solo and four assisted tackles.  Sam Sutton added eight solo and one assisted tackles.  Berk Watts recorded six solo and two assisted tackles.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Scott County

20

7

0

20

47

Lafayette

7

13

14

14

48

 

SCOTT CO

-

Brice Fryman 39 yard run (Colin Dempster kick blkd)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 3 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SCOTT CO

-

Kendrick Hamilton 40 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

SCOTT CO

-

Jacob Burton 20 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Matthew Guilfoil 38 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick blkd)

SCOTT CO

-

Josh Davis 1 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 1 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 5 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 2 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SCOTT CO

-

Jacob Burton 1 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Teandre Newcome 9 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick)

SCOTT CO

-

Jacob Burton 3 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Quinten Brown 49 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick)

SCOTT CO

-

C. Sheppard 4 yard pass from Josh Davis (Brice Fryman run fails)

 

Selected Statistics

Scott County

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Jacob Burton

31

154

5.0

20

Kendrick Hamilton

11

110

10.0

41

Brice Fryman

9

74

8.2

39

Josh Davis

3

9

3.0

5

Bryce Lawson

1

-1

-1.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Josh Davis

6-3-0

51

1

31

Team

1-0-0

0

0

0

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Kendrick Hamilton

1

31

0

31

Brice Fryman

1

16

0

16

C. Sheppard

1

4

1

4

 

 

Lafayette

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Cameron Morgan

20

162

8.1

40

Walker Wood

21

96

4.6

10

Javarius Robinson

1

2

2.0

2

Team

1

0

0.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Walker Wood

16-15-0

211

3

49

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Quinten Brown

4

63

1

49

Matthew Guilfoil

3

58

1

38

Cameron Morgan

3

19

0

10

Dekwan Edwards

2

56

0

41

Teandre Newcome

2

16

1

9

Jedrick Wills

1

-1

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


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Friday, 25 November 2016
Morgan State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) Plaza Lights Classic November 25, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016MSUEKUW

 

 

Morgan State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

Plaza Lights Classic hosted by University of Missouri Kansas City

Swinney Recreation Center

Kansas City, MO

November 25, 2016

 

Morgan State University coach Edward Davis Jr. started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Tykyrah Williams, 5-8 Jr. Zuri White, 6-2 Jr. Lexus Spears, 5-6 Jr. Braennan Farrar, and 5-8 So. Chelsea Mitchell.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 6-0 Fr. Tae’Lour Richardson, 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 6-3 Jr. Madison Wood, 5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.

 

Eastern Kentucky University led 47-46 after three quarters but buoyed by two layups by 5-11 So. Abby Wright allowed the Colonels to take a 54-46 lead and the Lady Bears were never able to overtake the Colonels.  Eastern Kentucky University shot 37.9% from the field including four of eight from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 18 of 26 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Morgan State turnovers.  Morgan State shot 29.6% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Bears connected on 11 of 13 free throws, pulled down 45 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 19 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Morgan State held a 20-3 advantage on second chance points.

 

6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky University with 17 points and three rebounds.  Alexus Cooper added 16 points including two three point baskets and six rebounds.  Mariah Massengill chipped in with nine points and five steals.  Madison Wood pulled down 11 rebounds.  Abby Wright also scored nine points.

 

Braennan Farrar led Morgan State with 15 points, five rebounds, and three steals.  5-9 Jr. Tayler Miller added 11 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Zuri White pulled down eight rebounds.

 

Morgan State University,13,14,19,12,58

Eastern Kentucky University,17,16,14,19,66

 

Morgan State University (58) – Williams 5, White 4, Spears 2, Farrar 15, Mitchell 5, Chavis 5, Miller 11, Patterson-Ricks 4, Duncan 4, Fauntroy 3.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (66) – Richardson 2, Naylor 8, Wood 2, Massengill 9, Cooper 16, O’Bannon 17, Wright 9, Pippen 3.

 

A special thanks to the event Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 

 

 


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Updated: Friday, 25 November 2016 11:35 PM EST
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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Georgia State University (Men) 2016 Cancun Challenge Mayan Division (Championship) November 23, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUGSUM

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Georgia State University (Men)

2016 Cancun Challenge Mayan Division (Championship)

Hard Rock Hotel

Riviera Maya, Mexico

November 23, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-4 Sr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-2 Sr. Isaac McGlone.  Georgia State University coach Ron Hunter countered with 6-8 Sr. Jeremy Hollowell, 6-5 So. Jeff Thomas, 6-8 Sr. Willie Clayton, 6-0 Sr. Isaiah Dennis, and 6-3 Fr. D’Marcus Simonds.

 

Georgia State defeated Eastern Kentucky University by a score of 82-65.  Georgia State shot 52.6% from the field including nine of 18 from the three point line.  They connected on 13 of 19 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 18 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Georgia State held a 44-6 advantage in bench scoring.  Eastern Kentucky shot 33.3% from the field including six of 31 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 17 of 21 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 Georgia State turnovers.

 

6-1 Jr. Isaiah Williams led Georgia State with 18 points including two three point baskets.  6-3 Sr. Justin Seymour added 15 points on five three point baskets.  6-5 So. Malik Benlevi chipped in with 11 points and four rebounds.  Willie Clayton recorded nine points and 15 rebounds.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky University with 21 points and six rebounds.  Asante Gist added 16 points and five assists.  Zach Charles recorded 10 points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Jaylen Babb-Harrison chipped in with nine points and six rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,33,32,65

Georgia State University,41,41,82

 

Eastern Kentucky University (65) – Charles 10, Babb-Harrison 9, Mayo 21, Gist 16, McGlone 3, Adams 2, Dishman 1, Avare 3.

 

Georgia State University (82) – Hollowell 6, Thomas 7, Clayton 9, Dennis 8, Simonds 8, Benlevi 11, Williams 18, Seymour 15.

 

Nick Mayo and Jaylen Babb-Harrison were named to the Mayan Division All Tournament Team.

 

A special thanks to the event Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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