Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Ohio-Chillicothe vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
November 12, 2019
Ohio-Chillicothe coach AJ McCray started the following lineup: 6-6 Fr, Gabe Odell, 6-2 Jr. Erique Thurman, 6-6 Fr. Devin Carter, 5-11 So. Hayden Mink, and 6-0 Fr. Kjay McKinney. Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-8 So. Tre King, 6-2 So. Jomaru Brown, 6-8 Jr. Darius Hicks, 6-0 Jr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-3 Sr. Ty Taylor.
Eastern Kentucky raced out to a 66-26 halftime lead on their way to a 129-43 victory over Ohio-Chillicothe. EKU recorded 27 steals and scored 57 points off 37 Ohio-Chillicothe turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 54.7% from the field including 18 of 45 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 17 of 20 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and held a 52-14 advantage in bench scoring. Ohio-Chillicothe shot 33.3% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc. The Hilltoppers connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored eight points off 10 EKU turnovers.
Jomaru Brown led eight Colonels in double figures with 22 points including four three point baskets, four assists, and three steals. Ty Taylor added 20 points including six three point baskets, five assists, and five steals. Russhard Cruickshank recorded 15 points on five three point baskets, six assists, and six steals. Tre King added 14 points and eight rebounds. 6-9 Sr. Lachlan Anderson added 13 points and five rebounds. 6-10 Fr. Tarik Balogun also recorded 13 points and five rebounds. 6-7 Fr. Michael Moreno added 10 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and four steals. 5-10 Jr. Cameron Carmical chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets, three assists, and four steals.
Hayden Mink led Ohio-Chillicothe with 12 points including two three point baskets and three assists. Erique Thurman added eight points, five rebounds, two assists, and two steals. 6-4 Fr. Rex Hartman recorded eight points including two three point baskets. Gabe Odell added five points, six rebounds, and three assists.
Ohio-Chillicothe (43) – Odell 5, Thurman 8, Carter 2, Mink 12, McKinney 2, Maynard 2, Barnes 2, Spencer 2, Hartman 8.
Eastern Kentucky (129) – T. King 14, Brown 22, Hicks 6, Cruickshank 15, Taylor 20, Balogun 13, Anderson 13, Moreno 10, Carmical 10, Cooper 6.
A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive stats for tonight’s game.