Scores

Final

E Kentucky 94

(14-6, 5-2 OVC)

Tenn St 78

(2-20, 1-7 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, January 23, 2014

Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
EKY 45 4994
TNST 32 4678

Top Performers

Eastern Kentucky: G. Cosey 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Tennessee State: P. Miller 33 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Eastern Kentucky beats Tennessee State 94-78

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Glenn Cosey scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Kentucky over Tennessee State 94-78 on Thursday.

Tarius Johnson scored 13, Marcus Lewis and Isaac McGlone had 11 and Eric Stutz added 10 for Eastern Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Ohio Valley), which shot 55 percent from the floor, including 13 of 25 from beyond the arc.

Tennessee State (2-20, 1-7) was led by Patrick Miller with a season-high 33 points. Jordan Gaither added 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting. Gaither entered the game averaging 1.7 ppg. The Tigers shot 55 percent as a team, including 9 of 17 on 3-point attempts.

The Colonels raced out to a 15-4 lead over the first 5:20 of the game, and led by 21 with 7:51 in the first half after McGlone buried a trey.

TSU's 12-2 run cut the deficit to 13 with 6:34, but the Tigers got no closer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EKY
TNST
Points 94 78
FG Made-Attempted 29-53 (.547) 27-49 (.551)
3P Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 9-17 (.529)
FT Made-Attempted 23-28 (.821) 15-24 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 23, 2014 EKY 94, @TNST 78Recap
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