ScheduleAll times ET

2015-16 Schedule
14-12, 5th in Ohio Valley E
35d

Eastern Kentucky staves off Austin Peay 79-70

JaVontae Hawkins scored 18 points and Jarelle Reischel added 17 points and eight rebounds as Eastern Kentucky beat Austin Peay 79-70 in Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

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West Virginia cruises past Eastern Kentucky (0:40)
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Eastern Kentucky - West Virgina Postgame Breakdown (1:35)
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WVU with exclamation point dunk to end half

The No. 19 Mountaineers are routing Eastern Kentucky 50-22 at the half, and punctuated the strong half with a huge dunk from Esa Ahmad (with some help from Tarik Phillip) as time expired.

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Kentucky downs Eastern Kentucky (0:45)
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No. 5 UK rebounds with 88-67 win over Eastern Kentucky (0:49)
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Kentucky knocks off Eastern Kentucky

The No. 5 Wildcats bounced back from their first loss of the season by beating Eastern Kentucky 88-67. Marcus Lee, one of five Kentucky players in double-digits, finishes off the alley-oop here.

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Poythress helping Kentucky pull away

Alex Poythress leads all scorers with 17 points late in the second half, as the No. 1 Wildcats are trying to pull away from Eastern Kentucky on ESPN2.

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Poythress' persistence leads to 2 points

Kentucky's Alex Poythress grabbed the rebound then fought through a handful of Eastern Kentucky defenders for the layup and 3-point play, as the Wildcats are getting a challenge on ESPN2.

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.821st
Rebounds Per Game31.6334th
Assists Per Game16.526th
Points Allowed80.1329th