Scores

Final

E Kentucky 59

(11-9, 5-4 OVC)

Morehead State 49

(12-8, 5-4 OVC)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

1:00 PM ET, January 22, 2011

Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

1 2 T
EKY 21 3859
MORE 24 2549

Top Performers

Eastern Kentucky: J. Daniel 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

Morehead State: D. Harper 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast

E. Kentucky 59, Morehead St. 49

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Josh Daniel scored 18 points to lead Eastern Kentucky over Morehead State 59-49 on Saturday.

The Colonels (11-9, 5-4 Ohio Valley Conference) scored 17 points off 18 turnovers and snapped the Eagles 24-game home winning streak and 22-game OVC home winning streak. Eastern Kentucky has won five straight road games for the first time since 1965.

The Colonels have allowed 50.3 points per game in its past three, all wins, and held the Eagles to 29.6 percent shooting (16 of 54).

Eastern Kentucky didn't have much success shooting in the first half, going 6 of 24 from the field (25 percent) to trail 24-21 at the break. But the Colonels made 7 of 17 3-pointers in the second half (41.2 percent) to outscore the Eagles 38-25.

Joshua Jones added 14 points for the Colonels.

Demonte Harper had 13 points and Kenneth Faried added 21 rebounds for Morehead State (12-8, 5-4).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EKY
MORE
Points 59 49
FG Made-Attempted 17-51 (.333) 16-54 (.296)
3P Made-Attempted 11-31 (.355) 7-22 (.318)
FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 10-22 (.455)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 7

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 22, 2011 EKY 59, @MORE 49Recap
Feb 16, 2011 MORE 76, @EKY 68Recap

Research Notes

Kenneth Faried had 21 rebounds in Morehead State's loss to Eastern Kentucky. That is his 3rd 20-rebound game this season. No other player in Division I has more than one 20-rebound game this season.

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