Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Tennessee State University (Men)
Tennessee State University
January 18, 2020
Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 Fr. Michael Moreno, 6-3 Sr. Ty Taylor, 6-8 So. Tre King, 6-0 Jr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-2 So. Jomaru Brown. Tennessee State University coach Brian “Penny” Collins countered with 6-7 Jr. Shakem Johnson, 6-6 So. Carlos Marshall Jr., 6-9 Sr. Jy’Lan Washington, 5-10 Fr. Mark Freeman, and 5-10 Sr. Michael Littlejohn.
Eastern Kentucky eked out a 92-88 victory over Tennessee State University. The score was tied six times and there were nine lead changes in the game. Eastern Kentucky University shot 47.6% from the field including 11 of 30 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 21 of 24 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 13 points off eight Tennessee State University turnovers. Tennessee State University shot 47.1% from the field including seven of 19 from beyond the arc. The Tigers connected on 15 of 23 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored five points off 10 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers.
Jomaru Brown led Eastern Kentucky University with 37 points including three three point baskets and 18 of 19 free throws, six rebounds, and four assists. Michael Moreno added 15 points including three three point baskets, seven rebounds, and three assists. Tre King and Ty Taylor each recorded eight points and six rebounds.
Carlos Marshall Jr. led Tennessee State University with 22 points, five rebounds, and five assists. Jy’Lan Washington added 18 points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds. Michael Littlejohn recorded 18 points including four three point baskets and four rebounds. Shakem Johnson added 13 points and nine rebounds. 6-9 Jr. Ben Kone chipped in with nine points and six rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,49,43,92
Tennessee State University,45,43,88
Eastern Kentucky University (92) – Moreno 15, Taylor 8, T. King 8, Cruickshank 6, Brown 37, Hobbs 8, Hicks 5, Anderson 5.
Tennessee State University (88) – Johnson 13, Marshall Jr. 22, Washington 18, Freeman 0, Littlejohn 18, Brown 3, Egbuta 5, Kone 9.
A special thanks to the Tennessee State University’s Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.