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Monday, 8 March 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Morehead State University (Men) OVC Semifinal March 5, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUMSUMOVCM

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Morehead State University (Men)

OVC Tournament (Semifinal)

Ford Center

Evansville, IN

March 5, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Morehead State University coach Preston Spradlin countered with 6-6 Sr. James Baker, 6-4 Jr. DeVon Cooper, 6-10 Fr. Johni Broome, 6-3 Jr. KJ Hunt, and 6-3 Jr. Skyelar Potter.

 

Morehead State led by 11 mid way through the second half but had to withstand an Eastern Kentucky rally to earn a 67-64 victory and advance to the championship game.  There were five lead changes and seven ties in this game.  Morehead State shot 49% from the field including five of 12 from the three point line.  The Eagles connected on 14 of 18 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 13 points off nine Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 41% from the field including nine of 24 beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on five of 12 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 19 Morehead State turnovers. 

 

DeVon Cooper led Morehead State with 25 points including three three point baskets, eight of eight free throws, six rebounds, and four assists.  Johni Broome added 17 points, 13 rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Skyelar Potter recorded nine points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals.  James Baker chipped in with eight points and seven rebounds.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky with 29 points including four three point baskets, three rebounds, and four assists.  Michael Moreno added 14 points including four three point baskets, eight rebounds, and two assists.  Curt Lewis recorded 11 points, three rebounds, and two assists.

 

Eastern Kentucky,28,36,64

Morehead State,31,36,67

 

Eastern Kentucky (64) – Moreno 14, Lewis 11, King 5, Green Jr. 29, Robb 0, Blanton 4, Balogun 1.

 

Morehead State (67) – Baker 8, D. Cooper 25, Broome 17, Hunt 0, Potter 9, T. Cooper 6, Bryan 2.

 

A special thanks to the event staff for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

 


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Sunday, 28 February 2021
Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 27, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021TSUEKUMBB

 

 

Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

Paul S.McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 27, 2021

 

Tennessee State University coach Brian “Penny” Collins started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Shakem Johnson, 6-6 Sr. Ravel Moody, 6-8 Fr. Josh Linder, 5-10 So. Mark Freeman, and 6-5 Jr. Shakwon Barrett.  Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Jr..Peyton Broughton, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank, and 6-2 Sr. Jacquess Hobbs.

 

Eastern Kentucky University led by 14 early in the second half but had to withstand a furious rally by Tennessee State to earn an 89-84 victory.  Eastern buoyed was buoyed by their free throw shooting (27-28) including 12 of 13 by Wendell Green Jr. The score was tied four times and there were three lead changes in the game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 44.4% from the field including six of 19 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 27 of 28 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 27 points off 16 Tennessee State turnovers.  Tennessee State shot 53.3% from the field including six of 18 from beyond the arc.  The Tigers connected on 14 of 18 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 11 Eastern  Kentucky turnovers.

 

5-11 Fr.. Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky with 23 points including 12 of 13 free throws, five rebounds, and five assists.  6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis added 20 points including five of five free throws, and six rebounds.  Michael Moreno recorded 10 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and two assists.  Tre King chipped in with 10 points and three rebounds.  6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton added six points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals.  6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb recorded two points, seven rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

 

Mark Freeman led Tennessee State with 21 points including two three point baskets, five of six free throws, two rebounds, and five assists.  Shakem Johnson added 19 points19 points and six rebounds.  6-3 So. Monty Johal recorded 17 points and three rebounds.  Shakwon Barrett added 12 points, four rebounds, and two steals.  Josh Linder chipped in with nine points including four of four free throws and five rebounds.

 

Tennessee State University,35.49,84

Eastern Kentucky University,43,46,89

 

Tennessee State University (84) – Johnson 19, Moody 3, Linder 9, Freeman 21, Barrett 12, Womack 3, Johal 17.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (89) – Moreno 10, Broughton 2, King 10, Cruickshank 5, Hobbs 6, Lewis 20, Green Jr. 23, Robb 2, Balogun 2, Blanton 6, Faye 3.

 

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

 


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Friday, 26 February 2021
Belmont University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 25, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021BELEKUMBB

 

 

Belmont vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 25, 2021

 

Belmont coach Casey Alexander started the following lineup: 6-8 Jr. Caleb Hollander, 6-6 So. Ben Sheppard, 6-9 So. Derek Sabin, 6-0 Jr. Luke Smith, and 6-2 Jr. Grayson Murphy. (6-11 Jr. Nick Muszynski all conference center not available tonight).  Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.

 

Eastern Kentucky University led 50-32 at halftime buoyed by 62.9% field goal shooting on their way to an 81-67 upset victory over the 21-1 Belmont Bruins.  This was also the first OVC loss this season (18-1).  The score was tied three times and there were six lead changes in this game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 50.7% from the field including seven of 23 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 16 Belmont turnovers.  Belmont shot 36.5% from the field including six of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Bruins connected on seven of nine free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 11 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky with 22 points including two three point baskets, four of five free throws, four rebounds, and three assists.  Curt Lewis added 15 points, three rebounds, three assists, and two steals.  Tre King recorded 14 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and three blocked shots.  Cooper Robb chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets, five rebounds, and two assists.

 

Ben Sheppard led Belmont with 14 points including two three point baskets, four of four free throws, and eight rebounds.  6-6 Jr. Tate Pierson added 11 points including two three point baskets and four assists.  Caleb Hollander recorded nine points and seven rebounds.  6-9 So. Evan Brauns chipped in with eight points, four rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Luke Smith added seven points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.  Grayson Murphy recorded six points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

 

Belmont University,32,35,67

Eastern Kentucky,50,31,81

 

Belmont University (67) – Hollander 9, Sheppard 14, Sabin 4, Smith 7, Murphy 6, Brauns 8, Pierson 11, Wood 6, Jakubicek 2.

 

Eastern Kentucky (81) – Moreno 4, Lewis 15, King 14, Green Jr. 22, Robb 9, Cruickshank 7, Balogun 2, Blanton 8.

 

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

 


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Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri (Men) February 22, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EAKUSEMOMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri (Men)

Show Me Center

Southeast Missouri

Cape Girardeau,MO

February 22, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Southeast Missouri coach Brad Korn countered with 6-6 Jr. Nana Akenten, 6-3 Jr. Chris Harris, 6-8 Sr. Manny Patterson, 6-1 So. DQ Nicholas, and 6-2 Jr. Eric Reed Jr.

 

Eastern Kentucky University tallied 14 three point baskets today in an 87-65 victory over Southeast Missouri.  There were four ties and four lead changes in this game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 50.8% from the field including 14 of 23 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 11 of 19 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 16 SEMO turnovers.  SEMO shot 38.2% from the field including six of 22 from beyond the arc.  The Redhawks connected on 17 of 20 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky with 23 points including four three point baskets, five rebounds, and four assists.  Tre King added 15 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, three blocked shots, and one steal.  Curt Lewis recorded 14 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and four assists.  Cooper Robb chipped in with 12 points including two three point baskets, two rebounds, and two steals.  6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton added 10 points, six rebounds, and two assists.  Michael Moreno recorded six points on two three point baskets, four rebounds, three assists, and four steals.

 

Chris Harris led SEMO with 15 points including two three point baskets, five of five free throws, two rebounds, seven assists, and four steals.  Nana Akenten added 13 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds.  6-8 Sr. Darrious Agnew recorded nine points and seven rebounds.  Eric Reed Jr. chipped in with eight points.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,39,48,87

Southeast Missouri,26,39,65

 

Eastern Kentucky University (87) – Moreno 6, Lewis 14, King 15, Green Jr. 23, Robb 12, Blanton 10, Broughton 3, Balogun 4.

 

Southeast Missouri (65) – Akenten 13, Harris 15, Patterson 4, Nicholas 6, Reed Jr. 8, Agnew 9, Johnson 1, Russell 4, Taylor 1, Branson 4.

 

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


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Sunday, 21 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri (Men) February 20, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUSEMOMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri (Men)

Show Me Center

Southeast Missouri University

Cape Girardeau, MO

February 20, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Southeast Missouri coach Brad Korn countered with 6-6 Jr. Nana Akenten, 6-3 Jr. Chris Harris, 6-8 Sr. Manny Patterson, 6-1 So. DQ Nicholas, and 6-2 Jr. Eric Reed Jr.

 

Southeast Missouri shot a sizzling 62.1% from the field in the first half and raced out to a 50-24 first half lead on their way to a 94-72 victory over Eastern Kentucky University.  SEMO shot 58.3% from the field including 14 of 25 from the three point line.  The Redhawks connected on 10 of 14 free throws, pulled down 47 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 13 EKU turnovers.  EKU shot 36.2% from the field including 11 of 28 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 23 SEMO turnovers.

 

Chris Harris led SEMO with 18 points including four three point baskets and seven assists.  Eric Reed Jr. added 16 points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and six assists.  Nana Akenten recorded 15 points on five three point baskets and six rebounds.  6-4 Jr. Nygal Russell chipped in with 13 points, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals.  Russell was six of six from the field and one of one from the free throw line.  DQ Nicholas added eight points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, and two steals.  Manny Patterson recorded eight points, seven rebounds, and two blocked shots.

 

Michael Moreno led Eastern Kentucky University with 19 points including five three point baskets, two rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Curt Lewis added 18 points including three three point baskets.  6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton recorded 10 points, seven rebounds, and two steals.  6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets, three rebounds, and three assists.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,24,48,72

Southeast Missouri,5-,44,94

 

Eastern Kentucky University (72) – Moreno 19, Lewis 18, King 5, Green Jr. 6, Robb 2, Cruickshank 10, Blanton 10, Broughton 2.

 

Southeast Missouri (94) – Akenten 15, Harris 18, Patterson 8, Nicholas 8, Reed Jr. 16, Morrison 3, Johnson 4, Russell 13, Branson 7, Agnew 2.

 

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


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Friday, 19 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. University Tennessee Martin (Men) February 18, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUUTMMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. University Tennessee Martin (Men)

Kathleen and Tom Elam Center

University Tennessee Martin

Martin, TN

February 18, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  University Tennessee Martin coach Montez Robinson countered with 6-9 Jr. Ajani Kennedy, 6-6 Jr. Jaron Williams, 6-11 Sr.Hannes Polla, 6-1 Jr. Kenton Eskridge, and 6-5 S0. Eman Sertovic.

 

Eastern Kentucky trailed 40-37 at halftime but rallied in the second half to defeat University Tennessee Martin by a score of 89-72.  There were eight lead changes and seven ties in this game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 54.4% from the field including seven of 17 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 20 of 31 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 17 University Tennessee Martin turnovers.  UTM shot 45.9% from the field including nine of 24 from beyond the arc.  The Skyhawks connected on seven of 13 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 12 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Tre King led Eastern Kentucky with 24 points, three rebounds, and two blocked shots.  King was 10 of 13 from the field and four of six from the free throw line.  Wendell Green Jr. added 17 points including four of five free throws, six rebounds, six assists, and three steals.  Curt Lewis recorded 13 points, six rebounds, and three steals.  Cooper Robb chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets, and two steals.  6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton added nine points and three rebounds.

 

6-7 Fr. Anthony Thomas led University Tennessee Martin with 16 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, two assists, and two blocked shots.  6-5 Jr. Cameron Holden added 13 points, 18 rebounds, six assists, and four steals.  Ajani Kennedy recorded 11 points, four rebounds, and three assists.  Eman Sertovic chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets

 

Eastern Kentucky University,37,52,89

University Tennessee Marin,40,32,72

 

Eastern Kentucky University (89) – Moreno 6, Lewis 13, King 24, Green Jr. 17, Robb 10, Blanton 9, Cruickshank 3, Balogun 4, Hobbs 3.

 

University Tennessee Martin (72) – Kennedy 11, Williams 7, Polla 1, Eskridge 7, Sertovic 9, Holden 13, Thomas 16, Viana 8.

 

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


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Monday, 15 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Tennessee State University (Men) February 13, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUTSUMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Tennessee State University (Men)

Gentry Center Complex

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

February 13, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Tennessee State University coach Brian Collins countered with 6-7 Sr. Shakem Johnson, 6-6 Sr. Ravel Moody, 6-8 Fr. Evan Joyner, 5-10 So.Mark Freeman, and 6-2 Fr. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr.

 

Eastern Kentucky University defeated Tennessee State University by the score of 93-73.  Eastern Kentucky shot 50% from the field including eight of 23 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 19 of 21 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Tennessee State turnovers.  Tennessee State shot 39.3% from the field including seven of 26 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 22 of 30 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 11 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky University with 17 points including four of four free throws, seven rebounds, and five assists.  6-7 Jr. Cheikh Faye added 15 points including three three point baskets, two rebounds, and two assists.  Tre King recorded 14 points including four of four free throws, and three rebounds.  Curt Lewis chipped in with 12 points including four of four free throws, 11 rebounds, and four assists.

 

Shakem Johnson led Tennessee State University with 16 points including six of eight free throws, 10 rebounds, two assists, and three blocked shots.  Mark Freeman added 14 points including five of seven free throws, eight rebounds, nine assists, and three steals.  Ravel Moody recorded 13 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and two assists.  Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets.  6-8 Sr. Josh Linder added eight points and three rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,49,44,93

Tennessee State University,35,38,73

 

Eastern Kentucky University (93) – Moreno 8, Lewis 12, King 14, Green Jr. 17, Robb 8, Faye 15, Cruickshank 4, Balogun 8, Hobbs 2, Minter 5.

 

Tennessee State University (73) – Johnson 16, Moody 13, Joyner 5, Freeman 14, Fitzgerald Jr. 10, Linder 8, Johal 2, Womack 5.

 

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

 


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Sunday, 14 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Men) February 11, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUBELMMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Belmont University (Men)

Curb Event Center

Belmont University

Nashville, TN

February 11, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Belmont coach Casey Alexander countered with 6-8 Jr. Caleb Hollander, 6-6 So. Ben Sheppard, 6-11 Jr. Nick Muszynski, 6-0 Jr. Luke Smith, and 6-2 Jr. Grayson Murphy.

 

Belmont raced out to a 50-32 halftime lead on their way to a 92-74 victory over Eastern Kentucky University.  Belmont shot 53.2% from the field including 12 of 28 from the three point line.  The Bruins connected on 14 of 20 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Eastern Kentucky University turnovers.  EKU shot 42% from the field including 11 of 26 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on five of seven free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 17 Belmont turnovers.

 

Ben Sheppard led Belmont with 25 points including five three point baskets, 10 rebounds, and three steals.  Nick Muszynski added 15 points, seven rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Caleb Hollander recorded 14 points including three three point baskets, three rebounds, and two assists.  6-2 Fr. JaCobi Wood chipped in with 11 points.  Grayson Murphy recorded nine points, nine rebounds, four assists, and two steals.  Luke Smith added eight points, three rebounds, nine assists, and three steals.

 

6-7 Jr. Cheikh Faye led Eastern Kentucky University with 12 points on four three point baskets.  6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank added 11 points including three three point baskets.  6-10 So. Tariq Balogun recorded eight points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots.  6-6 Fr. Devontae Blanton added seven points, six rebounds, and two assists.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,32,42,74

Belmont University,50,42,92

 

Eastern Kentucky University (74) – Moreno 3, Lewis 4, King 8, Green Jr. 3, Robb 7, Cruickshank 11, Hobbs 8, Balogun 8, Blanton 7, Faye 12, Broughton 3.

 

Belmont University (92) – Hollander 14, Sheppard 25, Muszynski 15, Smith 8, Murphy 9, Wood 11, Pierson 3, Listau 3, Shanks 4.

 

 

A special thanks to the Belmont University for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Tuesday, 9 February 2021
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Men) February 8, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021EKUSIUEMBB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Men)

First Community Arena

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

February 8, 2021

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-5 Fr. Curt Lewis, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville coach Brian Barone countered with 6-7 So. Shamar Wright, 6-5 Sr. Mike Adewunmi, 6-7 So. Lamar Wright, 6-1 Jr. Courtney Carter, and 6-2 Jr. Carlos Curtis.

 

Eastern Kentucky University defeated SIUE by the score of 78-74 for the first victory over the Cougars at SIUE since January 2011.  There were three lead changes and six ties in this game.  EKU shot 40.3% from the field including eight of 22 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 20 of 24 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 17 SIUE turnovers.  SIUE shot 47.3% from the field including seven of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Cougars connected on 15 of 20 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 26 points off 15 EKU turnovers.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led a balanced EKU scoring attack with 18 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and two assists.  Tre King added 12 points including eight of 10 free throws, five rebounds, three assists, and three steals.  Curt Lewis recorded 10 points and seven rebounds.  Michael Moreno chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and two assists.  Cooper Robb added 10 points including two three point baskets and two rebounds.  6-7 Fr. Devontae Blanton recorded nine points, two assists, and two steals.

 

Mike Adewunmi led SIUE with 23 points including four three point baskets, three of three free throws, and four rebounds.  6-7 Jr. Sidney Wilson added 14 points, five rebounds, and two assists.  Shamar Wright recorded 11 points, seven rebounds, and three steals.  Lamar Wright chipped in with 10 points including four of four free throws and four rebounds.  Courtney Carter recorded seven points, six rebounds, and four assists.

 

EKU,43,35,78

SIUE,33,41,74

 

EKU (78) – Moreno 10, Lewis 10, King 12, Green Jr. 18, Robb 10, Blanton 9, Balogun 4, Faye 5.

 

SIUE (74) – S. Wright 11, Adewunmi 23, L. Wright 10, Carter 7, Curtis 5, Polk 2, Wilson 14, James 2.

 

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

 

 


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Friday, 5 February 2021
Austin Peay University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 4, 2021
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2021APUEKUMBB

 

 

Austin Peay University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 4, 2021

 

Austin Peay University coach Matt Figger started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Terry Taylor, 6-3 So. Jordyn Adams, 6-8 So. Mike Peake, 5-10 So. Carlos Paez, an 6-2 So. Alec Woodard.  Eastern Kentucky University coach AW Hamilton countered with 6-7 So. Michael Moreno, 6-1 Jr. Cooper Robb, 6-9 Jr. Tre King, 5-11 Fr. Wendell Green Jr., and 6-0 Sr. Russhard Cruickshank.

 

Austin Peay defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 94-79.  The Governors led by 17 early in the second half but Eastern Kentucky rallied to pull with three but could never catch up and the Governors pulled away late for the final margin.  Austin Peay University shot 53.7% from the field including 12 of 21 from the three point line.  The Governors connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 22 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky University shot 43.5% from the field including 13 of 31 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 19 Austin Peay turnovers.

 

Terry Taylor led Austin Peay with 30 points including three three point baskets, 14 rebounds, and four assists.  Jordyn Adams added 14 points including four three point baskets, three rebounds, and eight assists.  Mike Peake recorded 12 points and seven rebounds.  Carlos Paez chipped in with 12 points including two three point baskets, four of four free throws, two rebounds, and four assists.  6-4 Jr. Elton Walker added seven points and eight rebounds.

 

Wendell Green Jr. led Eastern Kentucky University with 25 points including three three point baskets, four of four free throws, two rebounds, nine assists, and two steals.  Cooper Robb added 16 points including four three point baskets, three assists, and two steals.  Michael Moreno recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and four rebounds.  Tre King chipped in with nine points and six rebounds despite being limited to 18 minutes before fouling out.

 

Austin Peay University,53,41,94

Eastern Kentucky University,38,41,79

 

Austin Peay University (94) – Taylor 30, Adams 14, Peake 12, Paez 12, Woodard 7, Walker 7, Joseph 6, Gees 3, Peavy 3.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (79) – Moreno 11, Robb 16, King 9, Green Jr. 25, Cruickshank 6, Hobbs 2, Balogun 4, Blanton 6.

 

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

 

 

 


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