Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
UT Martin vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Eastern Kentucky University
January 7, 2016
UT Martin coach Heath Schroyer started the following lineup: 6-6 Sr. Twymond Howard, 6-4 So. Richard Lee, 6-7 Sr. Myles Taylor, 5-11 Sr. Alex Anderson, and 6-3 Sr. Terrence Durham. Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-4 Jr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison.
UT Martin led for most of the game (35:56 minutes) on their way to a 78-70 victory over Eastern Kentucky University. UT Martin held a 13 point lead late in the first half and Eastern Kentucky held a two point lead with 6:41 remaining in the game. The score was tied four times and there were two lead changes in the game.
UT Martin shot 58% from the field including seven of 15 from the three point line. The Skyhawks connected on 13 of 20 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 26 points off 14 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 40.9% from the field including seven of 31 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on nine of 14 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 19 UT Martin turnovers. Eastern Kentucky held an 18-6 advantage in second chance points.
6-0 Jr. Jacolby Mobley led UT Martin with 18 points including four three point baskets. Twymond Howard added 16 points and five rebounds. Myles Taylor recorded 15 points and seven rebounds. Alex Anderson chipped in with nine points.
Jarelle Reischel led Eastern Kentucky University with 22 points and seven rebounds. Javontae Hawkins added 17 points, seven rebounds, and three assists. Isaac McGlone recorded 13 points including four three point baskets and four rebounds. Nick Mayo chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.
UT Martin (78) – Howard 16, Lee 6, Taylor 15, Anderson 9, Durham 4, Mobley 18, Edwards 5, Rowe 2, Variste 3.
Eastern Kentucky (70) – Reischel 22, Hawkins 17, Mayo 10, McGlone 13, Babb-Harrison 3, Powell 5.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.
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