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Sunday, 22 May 2016
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University (Men) February 25, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUJSUM

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Jacksonville State University (Men)

Pete Matthews Coliseum

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

February 25, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins.  Jacksonville State University James Green countered with 6-6 Sr. Christian Cunningham, 6-4 Fr. Jared Hamilton, 6-7 Fr. Jeremy Watson, 6-2 Jr. Greg Tucker, and 6-3 Sr. JaQuail Townser.

 

Eastern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville State by a score of 76-54.  The score was tied five times and there were three lead changes but the Colonels pulled away in the second half for the victory.  Eastern Kentucky shot 50.9% from the field including eight of 16 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 12 Jacksonville State turnovers.  Jacksonville State shot 27.3% from the field including seven of 23 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 17 of 27 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 21 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Javontae Hawkins led Eastern Kentucky with 14 points.  Nick Mayo added 13 points and five rebounds.  6-1 So. Paul Jackson recorded 10 points.  Jarelle Reischel chipped in with seven points, seven rebounds, and four assists. 

 

Greg Tucker led Jacksonville State with 15 points including two three point baskets and nine of nine free throws.  JaQuail Townser added nine points, three rebounds, four assists, and five steals.  Jeremy Watson recorded eight points and eight rebounds.  5-9 Fr. DelFincko Bogan chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets.  Christian Cunningham recorded seven points, six rebounds, and five blocked shots.

 

Eastern Kentucky,32,44,76

Jacksonville State,25,29,54

 

Eastern Kentucky (76) – Reischel 7, Powell 5, Mayo 13, McGlone 5, Hawkins 14, King 6, Jackson 10, Matthews 3, Babb-Harrison 7, Humphrey 2, Pratt Jr. 4.

 

Jacksonville State (54) – Cunningham 7, Hamilton 3, Watson 8, Tucker 15, Townser 9, Bogan 8, Jones 4.

 

A special thanks to the Jacksonville State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

 

 


Posted by REH at 8:43 PM EDT
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Belmont University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 18, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016BELEKUM

 

 

Belmont University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 18, 2016

 

Belmont University coach Rick Byrd started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Evan Bradds, 6-3 So. Austin Luke, 6-8 So. Amanze Egekeze, 6-3 Jr. Taylor Barnette, and 6-3 Sr. Craig Bradshaw.  Eastern Kentucky coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-1 Sr. Tommy Matthews, and 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone.

 

Belmont University defeated Eastern Kentucky by a score of 86-78.  Belmont shot 45.8% from the field including nine of 30 from the three point line.  They connected on 23 of 29 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 10 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 38.5% from the field including six of 21 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 22 of 24 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 13 Belmont turnovers.

 

Craig Bradshaw led Belmont with 33 points including four three point baskets and 13 of 16 free throws.  Bradshaw pulled down nine rebounds, and dished out five assists.  Evan Bradds added 18 points and 11 rebounds.  6-8 Jr. Nick Smith recorded 13 points including three three point baskets.  Austin Luke dished out eight assists.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky with 19 points, seven rebounds, and three steals.  Jarelle Reischel added 19 points including three three point baskets and six rebounds.  6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins recorded 19 points including nine of nine free throws and seven rebounds.  6-1 So. Paul Jackson chipped in with eight points, four rebounds, and four assists.

 

Belmont University,42,44,86

Eastern Kentucky.33,45,78

 

Belmont University (86) – Bradds 18, Luke 0, Egekeze 4, Barnette 8, Bradshaw 33, Smith 13, Windler 2, Mercer 2, McClain 4, Hadden 2.

 

Eastern Kentucky (78) – Reischel 19, Powell 8, Mayo 19, Matthews 0, McGlone 3, Jackson 8, Hawkins 19, Pratt Jr. 2.

 

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 13, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016TSUEKUM

 

 

Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 13, 2016

Tennessee State coach Dana Ford started the following lineup: 6-6 Sr. Demontez Loman, 6-5 Jr. Tahjere McCall, 6-5 Sr. Marcus Roper, 6-2 Sr. Xavier Richards, and 6-4 So. Darreon Reddick.  Eastern Kentucky coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Fr. Anthony Pratt Jr. 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-4 Jr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison.

Eastern Kentucky’s Jarelle Reischel missed a potential game winning shot at the buzzer and Tennessee State held on for a 79-78 victory.  The score was tied four times and there were six lead changes in the game.  Tennessee State shot 47.8% from the field including six of 19 from the three point line.  They connected on 29 of 37 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 18 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 40% from the field including 13 of 31 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 17 of 19 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 18 Tennessee State turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky suffered from foul woes as Nick Mayo and Anthony Pratt Jr. both fouled out.  Mayo was limited to 14 minutes of playing time.

Tahjere McCall led Tennessee State with 22 points including 11 of 13 free throws.  6-2 Sr. Keron DeShields added 18 points, seven assists, and three steals.  Xavier Richards chipped in with 11 points.  Demontez Loman pulled down nine rebounds and blocked three shots.

Ja’Mill Powell led Eastern Kentucky with 25 points including six three point baskets.  6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel added 13 points and seven rebounds.  Isaac McGlone added 11 points including three three point baskets, four assists, and four steals.  6-1 So. Paul Jackson recorded nine points and eight assists.  Anthony Pratt Jr. chipped in with eight points, 10 rebounds, and four assists.

Tennessee State,37,42,79

Eastern Kentucky,41,37,78

Tennessee State (79) – Loman 4, McCall 22, Roper 5. Richards 11, Reddick 2, Chaney 7, Oyediran 2, DeShields 18, Martin 8.

Eastern Kentucky (78) – Pratt Jr. 8, Powell 25, Mayo 6, McGlone 11, Babb-Harrison 6, Jackson 9, Reischel 13.

 

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

 


Posted by REH at 3:15 PM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 22 May 2016 3:20 PM EDT
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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Morehead State University (Men) February 11, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUMSU

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Morehead State University (Men)

Johnson Arena

Morehead State University
Morehead, KY

February 11, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins.  Morehead State coach Sean Woods countered with 6-6 Jr. DeJuan Marrero, 6-3 Jr. Corban Collins, 6-8 Sr. Anthony Elechi, 6-3 Sr. Brent Arrington, and 6-2 Jr. Xavier Moon.

 

Morehead State scored 19 points off 25 Eastern Kentucky turnovers, held a 21-3 advantage in second chance points, and attempted 23 more shots (60-37) from the field than Eastern Kentucky in a 61-50 victory.  Morehead State shot 38.3% from the field including two of 13 from the three point line.  They connected on 13 of 16 free throws and pulled down 34 rebounds.  Eastern Kentucky shot 51.4% from the field including six of 13 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on six of 11 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored six points off 11 Morehead State turnovers.

 

Anthony Elechi led Morehead State with 16 points, eight rebounds, and two steals.  DeJuan Marrero added 13 points and six rebounds.  5-11 Fr. Malik Maitland recorded 11 points including seven of eight free throws.  Brent Arrington chipped in with seven points, four rebounds, four assists, two blocked shots, and three steals.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky with 15 points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots.  6-4 Jr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison added 11 points and four rebounds.  Javontae Hawkins recorded 10 points.  Jarelle Reischel chipped in with nine points.

 

Eastern Kentucky,18,32,50

Morehead State,24,37,61

 

Eastern Kentucky (50) – Reischel 9, Powell 2, Mayo 15, McGlone 0, Hawkins 10, Jackson 3, Babb-Harrison 11.

 

Morehead State (61) – Marrero 13, Collins 8, Elechi 16, Arrington 7, Moon 2, Maitland 11, Dicent 2, Williams 2.

 

A special thanks to the Morehead State Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Men) February 6, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUBELM

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Men)

Curb Event Center

Belmont University

Nashville, TN

February 6, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins.  Belmont coach Rick Byrd countered with 6-7 Jr. Evan Bradds, 6-3 So. Austin Luke, 6-8 So. Amanze Egekeze, 6-3 Sr. Craig Bradshaw, and 6-3 Jr. Taylor Barnette.

 

Eastern Kentucky defeated Belmont University by a score of 88-78.  Eastern Kentucky shot 54.4% from the field including 10 of 22 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 16 of 23 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 16 Belmont turnovers.  Belmont shot 41.5% from the field including 14 of 42 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 10 of 12 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 16 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Javontae Hawkins led Eastern Kentucky with 24 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Jarelle Reischel added 20 points including seven of 10 free throws, four rebounds, and three assists.  6-1 So. Paul Jackson recorded 15 points including two three point baskets.  Nick Mayo chipped in with eight points, nine rebounds, four assists, and three blocked shots.

 

Craig Bradshaw led Belmont with 20 points including five three point baskets, four rebounds, and four assists.  6-8 Jr. Nick Smith added 15 points including three three point baskets and six rebounds.  Taylor Barnette chipped in with 12 points on four three point baskets and four assists.  Evan Bradds recorded eight points, 12 rebounds, and three assists.

 

Eastern Kentucky,40,48,88

Belmont University,32,46,78

 

Eastern Kentucky (88) – Reischel 20, Powell 5, Mayo 8, McGlone 4, Hawkins 24, Jackson 15, Babb-Harrison 6, Pratt Jr. 6.

 

Belmont University (78) – Bradds 8, Luke 0, Egekeze 6, Bradshaw 20, Barnette 12, Smith 15, Windler 6, Mercer 4, McClain 7.

 

A special thanks to the Belmont University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Tennessee State University (Men) February 4, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUTSUM

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Tennessee State University (Men)

Gentry Center

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

February 4, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone, and 6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins.  Tennessee State coach Dana Ford countered with 6-6 Sr. Demontez Loman, 6-5 Jr. Tahjere McCall, 6-7 Sr. Wayne Martin, 6-2 Sr. Keron DeShields, and 6-4 So. Darreon Reddick.

 

Eastern Kentucky, buoyed by 64% shooting from the field and 14 three point baskets, defeated Tennessee State by a score of 97-81.  Eastern Kentucky shot 64% from the field including 14 of 22 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 19 of 23 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 14 Tennessee State turnovers.  Tennessee State shot 39.4% from the field including eight of 21 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 21 of 26 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 20 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Javontae Hawkins led Eastern Kentucky with 36 points including six three point baskets, six rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Hawkins was 11 of 15 from the field including six of eight from beyond the arc and eight of eight free throws.  Nick Mayo added 21 points and 10 rebounds.  Jarelle Reischel recorded 11 points, three assists, and five steals.  Ja’Mill Powell chipped in with 10 points, six rebounds, and three assists.  6-1 So. Paul Jackson dished out seven assists.

 

Keron DeShields led Tennessee State with 21 points including eight of eight free throws and five assists.  Tahjere McCall added 17 points and four steals.  6-5 Sr. Marcus Roper recorded 16 points including four three point baskets.  Darreon Reddick chipped in with 11 points.  Wayne Martin added 10 points and six rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky,50,47,97

Tennessee State,37,44,81

 

Eastern Kentucky (97) – Reischel 11, Powell 10, Mayo 21, McGlone 5, Hawkins 36, Babb-Harrison 8, Pratt Jr. 6.

 

Tennessee State (81) – Loman 4, McCall 17, Martin 10, DeShields 21, Reddick 11, Roper 16, Richards 2.

 

A special thanks to the Tennessee State Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Saturday, 21 May 2016
Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) January 30, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016MSUEKUM

 

 

Morehead State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

January 30, 2016

 

Morehead state coach Sean Woods started the following lineup: 6-6 Jr. DeJuan Marrero, 6-3 Sr. Brent Arrington, 6-8 Sr. Anthony Elechi, 5-11 Fr. Malik Maitland, and 6-2 Jr. Xavier Moon.  Eastern Kentucky coach Dan McHale countered with 6-7 Sr. Jarelle Reischel, 6-7 Sr. Ja’Mill Powell, 6-9 Fr. Nick Mayo, 6-1 So. Paul Jackson, and 6-2 Jr. Isaac McGlone.

 

Morehead State eked out a 70-67 victory over Eastern Kentucky.  The score was tied five times and there were four lead changes in the game.  Morehead State shot 36.4% from the field including five of 13 from the three point line.  They connected on 25 of 36 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 14 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 45.5% from the field including only one of 17 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 16 of 21 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 15 Morehead State turnovers.

 

Xavier Moon led Morehead State with 14 points.  Anthony Elechi added 12 points and eight rebounds.  DeJuan Marrero recorded 11 points, 12 rebounds, and three assists.  6-6 Sr. Lyonell Gaines chipped in with 10 points.  Brent Arrington added nine points, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky with 19 points including seven of seven free throws, 10 rebounds, and five blocked shots.  Jarelle Reischel added 18 points and eight rebounds.  6-5 Jr. Javontae Hawkins recorded nine points.  Ja’Mill Powell chipped in with eight points and seven rebounds.

 

Morehead State,28,42,70

Eastern Kentucky,32,35,67

 

Morehead State (70) – Marrero 11, Arrington 9, Elechi 12, Maitland 7, Moon 14, Collins 3, Dicent 3, Williams 1, Gaines 10.

 

Eastern Kentucky (67) – Reischel 18, Powell 8, Mayo 19, Jackson 6, McGlone 2, Babb-Harrison 3, Hawkins 9, Pratt Jr. 2.

 

A special thanks to the EKU Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Women) (OVC Tournament Championship) March 5, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016EKUBELW

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Women)

OVC Tournament (Championship)

Municipal Stadium

Nashville, TN

March 5, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray, 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples, 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper, and 5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter.  Belmont coach Cameron Newbauer countered with 6-1 Jr. Lauren Thompson, 5-11 So. Kylee Smith, 6-3 So. Sally McCabe, 5-5 Fr. Darby Maggard, and 5-11 Fr. Jenny Roy.

 

Belmont controlled the boards today in a 95-63 victory over Eastern Kentucky.  Belmont shot 51.7% from the field including eight of 14 from the three point line.  They connected on 25 of 34 free throws, pulled down 54 rebounds, and scored four points off five Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Belmont held a 24-9 advantage on second chance points.  Eastern Kentucky shot 38.8% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on six of eight free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and scored 10 points off eight Belmont turnovers.

 

Sally McCabe led Belmont with 23 points including two three point baskets and 10 rebounds.  Kylee Smith added 15 points including three three point baskets and six assists.  6-1 Jr. Frankie Joubran recorded 10 points and nine rebounds.  Jenny Roy chipped in with 10 points, six rebounds, and three assists.  Lauren Thompson added 10 points and five rebounds.  6-0 Fr. Ellie Harmeyer recorded eight points and eight rebounds.  5-9 So. Sierra Jones also scored eight points.

 

Michaela Hunter led Eastern Kentucky with 16 points including two three point baskets.  Jalen O’Bannon added 15 points, eight rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Shameekia Murray recorded 14 points.

 

Eastern Kentucky,16,10,27,10,63

Belmont,18,23,29,25,95

 

Eastern Kentucky (63) – O’Bannon 15, Murray 14, Maples 0. Cooper 7, Hunter 16, Massengill 2, Willix 2, Henshaw 2, Wright 5.

 

Belmont (95) – Thompson 10, Smith 15, McCabe 23, Maggard 8, Roy 10, Joubran 10, Jones 8, Cohlmeyer 3, E. Harmeyer 8.

 

A special thanks to the OVC Tournament Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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Murray State vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) (OVC Tournament Semifinal) March 4, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016MSUEKUW

 

 

Murray State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

OVC Tournament (Semifinal)

Municipal Auditorium

Nashville, TN

March 4, 2016

 

Murray State coach Rob Cross started the following lineup: 6-0 Fr. Abria Gulledge, 6-1 So. Ke’Shunan James, 6-2 Sr. Kyra Gulledge, 5-8 So. Jasmine Borders, 5-8 Jr. LeAsia Wright.  Eastern Kentucky coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray, 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples, 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper, and 5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter.

 

Eastern Kentucky defeated Murray State by a score of 63-52.  Eastern Kentucky shot 40.3% from the field including four of 13 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on nine of 12 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 18 Murray State turnovers.  Murray State shot 28.3% from the field including seven of 26 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 11 of 13 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 15 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Shameekia Murray led Eastern Kentucky with 24 points including two three point baskets and five rebounds.  Murray was 11 of 15 from the field including two of four from beyond the arc.  Jalen O’Bannon added 13 points and nine rebounds.  Alexus Cooper recorded 10 points, seven rebounds, and three steals.  Michaela Hunter added four points, six rebounds, and five assists.

 

6-0 Sr. Bianca Babic led Murray State with 13 points including three three point baskets and four rebounds.  Ke’Shunan James added 11 points and six rebounds.  Jasmine Borders chipped in with 10 points.  5-9 Sr. Jashae Lee recorded seven points and six rebounds.

 

Murray State,12,9,13,18,52

Eastern Kentucky,15,12,19,17,63

 

Murray State (52) – A. Gulledge 2, James 11, K. Gulledge 3, Borders 10, Wright 3, Smith 3, Babic 13, Lee 7.

 

Eastern Kentucky (63) – O’Bannon 13, Murray 24, Maples 4, Cooper 10, Hunter 4, Massengill 5, Henshaw 2, Wright 1.

 

A special thanks to the OVC Tournament Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) (OVC Tournament) March 3, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016APUEKUW

 

 

Austin Peay University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

OVC Tournament

Municipal Auditorium

Nashville, TN

March 3, 2016

 

Austin Peay coach David Midlick started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Sydney Gooch, 5-10 Sr. Symantha Norton, 5-11 Jr. Beth Rates, 5-7 Sr. Tiasha Gray, and 5-8 So. Falon Baker.  Eastern Kentucky coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 6-1 Jr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-10 Sr. Shameekia Murray, 6-1 Sr. Miranda Maples, 5-8 Jr. Alexus Cooper, and 5-10 Jr. Michaela Hunter.

 

The score was tied 52-52 after three quarters but Eastern Kentucky outscored Austin Peay 30-16 in the final quarter to earn an 82-68 victory.  The score was tied six times and there were three lead changes in the game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 48.3% from the field including five of 12 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 21 of 22 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 17 Austin Peay turnovers.  Austin Peay shot 41.4% from the field including six of 17 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 14 of 24 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 17 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Michaela Hunter led Eastern Kentucky with 21 points including six of six free throws and four assists.  Jalen O’Bannon added 18 points and seven rebounds.  Shameekia Murray recorded 14 points, five rebounds, and three steals.  Miranda Maples chipped in with nine points.  Alexus Cooper added eight points and six rebounds.

 

Tiasha Gray led Austin Peay with 26 points including four three point baskets, eight rebounds, and four assists.  6-2 Jr. Tearra Banks added eight points.

 

Austin Peay,17,20,15,16,68

Eastern Kentucky,16,10,26,30,82

 

Austin Peay (68) – Gooch 4, Norton 0, Rates 5, Gray 26, Baker 4, Rivers 3, Alexander 7, Rich 4, Olszewski 3, Gregory 4, Banks 8.

 

Eastern Kentucky (82) – O’Bannon 18, Murray 14, Maples 9, Cooper 8, Hunter 21, Massengill 5, Wright 7.

 

A special thanks to the OVC Tournament Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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