Siued 72
EKentucky 37 41 78
Date of game: 1/5/2013

Recap: Eastern Ky vs. SIU Edwardsville

Richmond, KY (Sports Network) - Mike DiNunno scored 17 points as the Eastern Kentucky Colonels held on for a 78-72 victory over the SIU Edwardsville Cougars in Ohio Valley Conference play from McBrayer Arena.

Corey Walden added 16 points off the bench for Eastern Kentucky (12-3, 2-0 OVC) which has won three of its last four. Eric Stutz had 13 points and Orlando Williams also contributed 12 off the bench.

Jerome Jones paced SIU Edwardsville (4-8, 0-2) with 15 points, Mark Yelovich put in 14 off the bench, Michael Messer added 12 and Kris Davis chipped in 10 more as the Cougars lost for the third straight game.

Despite allowing the Cougars to hit on 60.0 percent (12-of-20) of their field goal attempts in the first half, Eastern Kentucky led 37-28 at halftime by hitting on 5-of-15 shots from beyond the arc while having 10 more field goal attempts than SIU Edwardsville. The Colonels made good on 13 of those 30 attempts.

The Cougars shot well again in the second half connecting on 60.0 percent of their field goal attempts yet again while Eastern Kentucky converted 50.0 percent of its shots which was enough to secure the win.

Eastern Kentucky traded in 17 Cougar turnovers for 17 points and had a 19-11 edge from the free throw line.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.