Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Southeast Missouri vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
January 23, 2021
Southeast Missouri coach Rekha Patterson started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Tesia Thompson, 5-8 So. Sophie Bussard, 6-4 Sr. Latrese Saine, 5-7 Jr. Terri Smith, and 5-8 So. Roshala Scott. Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams countered with 6-2 Sr. Jayla Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Bria Bass, 6-3 So. Emma Hacker, 5-9 Fr. Alice Recanati, and 5-10 Fr. Kendall Wingler.
The third quarter proved to again be Eastern Kentucky’s Achilles heel as the score was tied 29-29 at halftime but the Colonels were outscored 13-6 in the third quarter as SEMO earned a 61-55 victory. The score was tied four times and there were three lead changes in the game. SEMO shot 36.5% from the field including four of 17 from the three point line. The Redhawks connected on 11 of 13 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 21 EKU turnovers. EKU shot 41.1% from the field including four of 16 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on five of five free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 15 SEMO turnovers.
Tesia Thompson led SEMO with 18 points including five of seven free throws, six rebounds, three assists, three blocked shots, and three steals. Roshala Scott added 15 points, three rebounds, six assists, and three steals. Latrese Saine recorded 10 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Terri Smith chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets, four assists, and two steals.
Jayla Johnson led EKU with 19 points, seven rebounds, and two blocked shots. Kendall Wingler added 15 points, four rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Alice Recanati recorded two points, six rebounds, three assists, and two blocked shots.
Southeast Missouri (61) – Thompson 18, Bussard 6, Saine 10, Smith 10, Scott 15, Hancock 2.
Eastern Kentucky (55) – Jphnson 19, Bass 5, Hacker 6, Recanati 2, Wingler 15, Evans 2, Jordan 6.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Srats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.