Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University (Women)
Pete Matthews Coliseum
Jacksonville State University
February 17, 2016
Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples, 5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray, 6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper, and 5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter. Jacksonville State University coach Rick Pietri countered with 6-1 So. Phelion Tyler, 5-8 Sr. Courtney Strain, 6-1 Fr. Chloe Long, 5-7 Sr. Destiny James, and 5-8 So. Gretchen Morrison.
Eastern Kentucky University outscored Jacksonville State University 20-6 in the second quarter on their way to a 76-50 victory. Eastern Kentucky shot 56.9% from the field including five of 11 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 13 of 14 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 16 Jacksonville State turnovers. Jacksonville State shot 33.3% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc. The Gamecocks connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.
Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky with 28 points including 10 of 11 free throws. Shameekia Murray added 14 points, six rebounds, and four assists. Miranda Maples chipped in with 13 points including three three point baskets. Michaela Hunter recorded eight points, nine rebounds, and four assists.
5-9 Jr. Briana Benson led Jacksonville State with 13 points. Courtney Strain added 12 points. Tyler Phelion recorded six points and eight rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,19,20,22,15,76
Jacksonville State University,17,6,14,13,50
Eastern Kentucky University (76) – Maples 13, Murray 14, O’Bannon 28, Cooper 7, Hunter 8, Henshaw 4, Triplett 2.
Jacksonville State University (50) – Tyler 6, Strain 12, Long 5, James 3, Morrison 3, Benson 13, Pearson 6, Naughton 2.
A special thanks to the Jacksonville State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.
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