Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men
UT Martin vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
January 21, 2021
UT Martin coach Montez Robinson started the following lineup: 6-6 Jr. Jaron Williams, 6-5 Jr. Cameron Holden, 6-9 Jr. Ajani Kennedy, 6-1 Jr. Kenton Eskridge, and 6-5 So. Eman Sertovic.. Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb, 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank. Eastern Kentucky’s ranks were decimated tonight with Tre King, Peyton Broughton, Brandon Knapper, Jomaru Brown, Tariq Balogun, and Cheikh Faye not being available.
Eastern Kentucky exploded tonight for 20 three point baskets in a 113-73 victory over UT Martin. Eastern Kentucky University shot 60% from the field including 20 of 37 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on nine of 10 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 27 points off 22 UT Martin turnovers. UT Martin shot 42.4% from the field including two of 14 from beyond the arc. The Skyhawks connected on 21 of 26 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 12 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers.
Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky University with 25 points including four three point baskets, two rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Michael Moreno added 23 points including five three point baskets. Moreno was nine of 10 from the field including five of six from beyond the arc. 6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton recorded 19 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds. Blanton was six of seven from the field including three of four from beyond the arc, and four of four free throws. Curt Lewis added 19 points including three three point baskets and four rebounds. Lewis was seven of nine from the field including three of four from beyond the arc, and two of three from the free throw line. Cooper Robb chipped in with eight points, five rebounds, and six assists.
Cameron Holden led UT Martin with 20 points including 12 of 16 free throws, 13 rebounds, seven assists, and two steals. 6-7 Fr. Anthony Thomas added 16 points including four of four free throws, and three rebounds. Kenton Eskridge recorded 10 points, two assists, and two steals. 6-4 Fr. Trey Fort chipped in with eight points. Ajani Kennedy added six points, seven rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Eastern Kentucky University,46,67,113
UT Martin (73) – Williams 5, Holden 20, Kennedy 6, Eskridge 10, Sertovic 4, Thomas 16, Coleman 2, Rustin 2, Fort 8.
Eastern Kentucky University (113) – Lewis 19, Robb 8, Moreno 23, Green Jr. 25, Cruickshank 7, Hobbs 8, Blanton 19, Minter 4.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.