Scores

Final

E Kentucky 71

(11-8, 4-4 OVC)

Chicago State 68

(10-9, 5-1 home)

    9:00 PM ET, January 20, 2009

    Jones Convocation Center, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    EKY 40 3171
    CHS 33 3568

    Top Performers

    Eastern Kentucky: J. Stommes 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Chicago St: C. Montgomery 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    E. Kentucky 71, Chicago St. 68

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Justin Stommes scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 71-68 win over Chicago State on Tuesday night.

    Jorge Camacho scored 14 points and Mike Rose added 10 points for Eastern Kentucky (11-8, Ohio Valley), which led 40-33 at halftime.

    The Colonels held Chicago State's David Holston, who entered the game as the NCAA's third-leading scorer averaging 26.4 points per game, to 15 points. Holston was 2-for-12 from 3-point range.

    Eastern Kentucky shot 51 percent from the field for the game, compared to 43 percent for the Cougars.

    John Cantrell led Chicago State (10-9), which is now 5-1 at home, with a game-high 20 points. Carl Montgomery added 18 points and 12 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EKY
    CHS
    Points 71 68
    FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 29-67 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-23 (.478) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 5-10 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 1

    2008-09 Season

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