Cincinnati Christian vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 89, Cincinnati Christian 56


RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Glenn Cosey netted 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting - including 6 of 7 on 3-point attempts - and Eastern Kentucky won its season opener against NAIA Division II opponent Cincinnati Christian 89-56 Friday night.

The Colonels, who shot 53.3 percent (32 of 60) from the field, opened with 16 consecutive points, and finished the half ahead 49-25 on 64.5 percent (20 of 31) shooting, including 7 of 15 on 3-point tries. Eastern Kentucky was 14 of 30 from behind the arc for the game, highlighted by Cosey's sharpshooting.

Cincinnati Christian (0-3) committed 24 turnovers, leading to 30 Colonels points. Eastern Kentucky outscored the Eagles in the paint 34-22, and got points from 11 different players.

The Colonels have now won 15 consecutive season openers.

DJ McCommons led Cincinnati Christian with 15 points, connecting on 5 of 6 shots, including 2 for 2 on 3-pointers.

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Cincinnati Christian Eagles
K. Gaynor, F294-61-34119
W. Masse, F171-30-02012
M. Hill, G253-54-840211
E. Young, G250-52-22202
D. McCommons, G245-63-402215
N. Wake252-42-20207
P. Smith181-50-05033
A. Irrer160-13-61033
J. Shellman122-50-04314
N. Miller60-00-00000
M. Koors20-20-00000
B. Leatherman10-00-00000
Totals 18-4215-2526101356
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F194-63-561211
D. Muff, F172-52-23026
G. Cosey, G297-90-042320
M. DiNunno, G244-80-014210
T. Johnson, G244-61-271210
M. Lewis233-41-23237
C. Walden222-82-21237
J. Johnson162-30-02025
T. Knipp133-60-02128
R. Parsons51-10-01013
R. Stenzel40-10-00200
J. Babb-Harrison20-20-01000
T. Matthews20-12-21002
Totals 32-6011-1533152289

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-3133
Tenn. Tech0-07-4126
Tenn. St.0-05-3182
Eastern Ky.0-04-6317
Morehead St.0-03-6254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-282
SE Missouri St.0-06-4256
Austin Peay0-04-5267
UT Martin0-03-7327
Eastern Ill.0-02-6287
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
MIST 62 Final
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
GAST 55 Final
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final