Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
Austin Peay University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 4, 2021
Austin Peay University coach Matt Figger started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Terry Taylor, 6-3 So. Jordyn Adams, 6-8 So. Mike Peake, 5-10 So. Carlos Paez, an 6-2 So. Alec Woodard. Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank.
Austin Peay defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 94-79. The Governors led by 17 early in the second half but Eastern Kentucky rallied to pull with three but could never catch up and the Governors pulled away late for the final margin. Austin Peay University shot 53.7% from the field including 12 of 21 from the three point line. The Governors connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 22 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky University shot 43.5% from the field including 13 of 31 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 19 Austin Peay turnovers.
Terry Taylor led Austin Peay with 30 points including three three point baskets, 14 rebounds, and four assists. Jordyn Adams added 14 points including four three point baskets, three rebounds, and eight assists. Mike Peake recorded 12 points and seven rebounds. Carlos Paez chipped in with 12 points including two three point baskets, four of four free throws, two rebounds, and four assists. 6-4 Jr. Elton Walker added seven points and eight rebounds.
Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky University with 25 points including three three point baskets, four of four free throws, two rebounds, nine assists, and two steals. Cooper Robb added 16 points including four three point baskets, three assists, and two steals. Michael Moreno recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and four rebounds. Tre King chipped in with nine points and six rebounds despite being limited to 18 minutes before fouling out.
Austin Peay University,53,41,94
Eastern Kentucky University,38,41,79
Austin Peay University (94) – Taylor 30, Adams 14, Peake 12, Paez 12, Woodard 7, Walker 7, Joseph 6, Gees 3, Peavy 3.
Eastern Kentucky University (79) – Moreno 11, Robb 16, King 9, Green Jr. 25, Cruickshank 6, Hobbs 2, Balogun 4, Blanton 6.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.