Recap - Eastern Kentucky Defeats Western Carolina 72-70

Eastern Kentucky got 15 points from Glenn Cosey as they ran past Western Carolina 72-70 on Saturday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Eastern Kentucky earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread.

Mike DiNunno had 14 points for Eastern Kentucky and Corey Walden chipped in with 11 points. Mike DiNunno had 7 assists for them, while Tarius Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Western Carolina got an 18-point performance from Tawaski King, who was supported by 11 points from Mike Brown. James Sinclair had 5 assists in a losing cause for Western Carolina, while Tom Tankelewicz grabbed 8 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky trailed at halftime, 43-32.

The rebound battle favored Western Carolina as they grabbed 35 boards, while Eastern Kentucky only had 25.