Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Belmont vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 25, 2021
Belmont coach Bart Brooks started the following lineup: 6-1 Jr. Conley Chinn, 5-7 Fr. Tuti Jones, 6-1 Jr. Allison Luly, 5-6 Fr. Destinee Wells, and 5-7 Jr. Jamilyn Kinney. 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.
Belmont led 40-37 at halftime but pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Kentucky by the score of 79-55. The score was tied four times and there were three lead changes in the game. Belmont shot 42% from the field including nine of 30 from the three point line. The Bruins connected on 12 of 13 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 29 points off 21 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 34% from the field including nine of 26 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 12 of 19 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 12 Belmont turnovers.
Destinee Wells led Belmont with 25 points including two three point baskets, seven of eight free throws, four rebounds, six assists, and two steals. 6-2 So. Cam Browning added 19 points and five rebounds. Jamilynn Kinney recorded 14 points including four three point baskets and three steals. Conley Chinn chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds. Tuti Jones added two points, eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals.
Bria Bass led Eastern Kentucky with 25 points including four three point baskets, seven of seven free throws, and 11 rebounds. Bass was seven of nine from the field including four of six from beyond the arc. Alice Recanati added 12 points including three of four free throws, five rebounds, and four assists. Emma Hacker recorded four points, five rebounds, two blocked shots, and two steals.
Belmont (79) – Chinn 10, Jones 2, Luly 2, Wells 25, Kinney 14, Browning 19, Hay 5, Cook 2.
Eastern Kentucky (55) – Johnson 5, Bass 25, Hacker 4, Recanati 12, Wingler 0, Evans 2, Azubike 3, Jordan 4.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.