Eastern Kentucky vs. Belmont: Recap and Stats

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Eastern Kentucky vs. Belmont: Recap and Stats
Eastern Kentucky 76
(14-4, 4-4 away)
Belmont 83
(14-4, 7-1 home)
Venue: Curb Event Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Eastern Kentucky 24 52 76
Belmont 33 50 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Eastern Kentucky G Cosey 15 T Johnson 4 M DiNunno 4
Belmont I Clark 18 T Noack 5 K Johnson 4

Belmont beat Eastern Kentucky 83-76 in conference action on Thursday, January 17th. Ian Clark picked up his third straight game with 22 points or more for the Bruins, scoring a team-high 22 points (7 Reb 3 Stl) on 70% shooting in 37 minutes. The Bruins got a team-high 22 points (7 Reb 3 Stl) from Ian Clark, with 15 points coming from three-point range. Blake Jenkins also had a good outing, scoring 21 points and adding five rebounds. For the Colonels, Mike DiNunno got a season-high 24 points and two rebounds. Belmont (14-4, 5-0 OVC) hosts Tennessee State (12-7, 6-0 OVC) on Saturday, January 19th.

Belmont Game Notes

  • The win over Eastern Kentucky extended the Belmont winning streak to 5 games.
  • The Bruins have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 83 or more total points.
  • Belmont has won 91% of the time this season (10-1) when its three-point percentage has been 40.0% or better.
  • Belmont has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 12 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Belmont has won 86% of the time (6-1) when Kerron Johnson has 15 points or more, 100% of the time (5-0) when Trevor Noack has 4 free throws made or more, and 83% of the time (5-1) when Ian Clark has 5 three-pointers or more.
  • Belmont set a season low for blocks.
  • The Bruins have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--Belmont has a 27.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Ian Clark and Blake Jenkins) accounted for 51.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Trevor Noack and Ian Clark) accounted for 44.7% of the rebounds.
  • Ian Clark has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 18 games this season.
  • Trevor Noack has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Ian Clark's career.
  • Ian Clark has 3 straight 20+ point games.
  • Ian Clark had a career high with 7 defensive rebounds.
  • Trevor Noack recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Blake Jenkins's career.
  • Blake Jenkins had a career high with 8 field goals made.

Eastern Kentucky Game Notes

  • Mike DiNunno recorded a team season high in points with 24.
  • Mike DiNunno accounted for 31.5% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (9) than the starters (8).
  • Mike DiNunno has led the team in scoring 10 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Mike DiNunno's career.
  • Mike DiNunno has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Corey Walden.
  • Orlando Williams set a career high with 6 assists.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Tarius Johnson.
EKU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMike DiNunno392422303
AO. Williams231036302
B+Timmy Knipp221332012
C+Marcus Lewis26812113
C+Tarius Johnson21711303
CEric Stutz18210010
CJeff Johnson6210100
CDeverin Muff8120100
CCorey Walden29620012
-Robbie Stenzel4300100
-Ryan Parsons4010000
BEL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AIan Clark372271303
ABlake Jenkins252150201
BCraig Bradshaw11223100
BBrandon Baker13531101
BTrevor Noack328100003
B-J.J. Mann33516202
B-Kerron Johnson331533108
C+R. Chamberlain13531103
-Adam Barnes3000000

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