EKentucky 45 49 94
Tennst 32 46 78
Date of game: 1/23/2014

Recap: Tennessee St vs. Eastern Ky

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Glenn Cosey led the Eastern Kentucky Colonels with team-highs of 24 points, six rebounds and five assists in a 94-78 victory over the Tennessee State Tigers during an Ohio Valley Conference matchup at the Gentry Center.

Tarius Johnson scored 13 for the Colonels (14-6, 5-2 OVC) who have now won their last four games. Isaac McGlone and Marcus Lewis each scored 11 and Eric Stutz added 10.

Patrick Miller had an admirable game for the Tigers (2-20, 1-7) as he scored 33 points on 12-of-19 shooting from the floor to go along with six rebounds. Jordan Gaither came off the bench and tallied 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field.

The first half ended with the Colonels up 45-32, although the Tigers hit a larger percentage (.565) of their shots from the field as compared to the Colonels (.519) The difference in the margin was due to the Colonels hitting eight 3-pointers to just two for the Tigers.

The Colonels closed out the game in the second half by shooting 57.7 percent from the floor, including 5-of-10 from beyond the arc.

The two teams were fairly even from the floor, with the Colonels making 29 field goals on 54.7 percent shooting and the Tigers making 27 on 55.1 percent, but the Colonels converted eight more foul shots than the Tigers and four additional 3-pointers.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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