Eastern Kentucky vs. Tennessee-Martin: Recap and Stats

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Eastern Kentucky vs. Tennessee-Martin: Recap and Stats
Eastern Kentucky 65
(16-6, 5-5 away)
Tennessee-Martin 72
(6-16, 5-5 home)
Venue: Skyhawk Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Eastern Kentucky 35 30 65
Tennessee-Martin 35 37 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Eastern Kentucky G Cosey 20 T Johnson 7 M DiNunno 7
Tennessee-Martin M Taylor 21 M Taylor 14 T Smith 3

Although they were big underdogs on Thursday, January 31st, Tennessee-Martin defeated Eastern Kentucky 72-65 in OVC action. Myles Taylor got a game-high 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Skyhawks, earning a double-double. Jeremy Washington also had an outstanding game, scoring 12 points and adding seven rebounds. Mike DiNunno finished with 14 points and seven assists for the Colonels. Tennessee-Martin (6-16, 3-7 OVC) gets Eastern Illinois (6-16, 3-6 OVC) at home on Thursday, February 7th.

Tennessee-Martin Game Notes

  • UTM beat the spread by 17.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Skyhawks have beaten the spread.
  • Tennessee-Martin has won 83% of the time this season (5-1) when its field goal percentage has been 42.6% or better.
  • The Skyhawks set a season high for free throws made.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--UTM has a 1.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Myles Taylor recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11 and free throws attempted with 13.
  • The top two scorers (Myles Taylor and Mike Liabo) accounted for 51.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Myles Taylor and Jeremy Washington) accounted for 41.1% of the rebounds.
  • Myles Taylor has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 16 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Myles Taylor's career.
  • Myles Taylor has 17 straight double-digit point games.
  • Myles Taylor recorded a double-double. It was his 6th this season and 10th of his career.
  • Myles Taylor had a career high with 14 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky Game Notes

  • Eastern Kentucky lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Mike DiNunno recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 18 and three pointers attempted with 13.
  • Glenn Cosey tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 18 and three pointers attempted with 14.
  • Glenn Cosey accounted for 30.7% of the team's points.
  • Glenn Cosey has led the team in scoring 8 times in 22 games this season.
  • Tarius Johnson has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • Mike DiNunno has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Corey Walden has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Glenn Cosey's career.
  • This was the 5th foul out of the season for Tarius Johnson.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Eric Stutz.
EKU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMike DiNunno371427500
AGlenn Cosey332034200
B-Tarius Johnson271071001
B-Corey Walden331124002
CMarcus Lewis13220210
CTimmy Knipp14330011
CEric Stutz23520101
-Deverin Muff6001000
D-Jeff Johnson13000000
UTM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Myles Taylor4021141101
A+J. Washington191270010
AB.J. McLaughlin20642110
AMike Liabo371652013
BTerence Smith32963014
BDee Oldham22462001
C-Bobby Jones6210000
D+D. Richardson22212003

Load More Stories

Out of Bounds

College Basketball

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.