Recap - Eastern Kentucky Defeats Western Carolina 72-70
|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.