College Insider Tournament - Eastern Kentucky Defeats Gardner-Webb 69-62 - Recap
Corey Walden scored 26 points for Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday, leading them to a 69-62 victory over Gardner-Webb at Paul Porter Arena.
Eastern Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Eastern Kentucky got 22 points from Glenn Cosey and another 10 points from Eric Stutz. Mike DiNunno contributed 5 assists, while Eric Stutz cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Gardner-Webb got a 17-point performance from Donta Harper, who was supported by 15 points from Tashan Newsome. Tyler Strange had 9 assists in a losing cause for Gardner-Webb, while Jerome Hill grabbed 10 rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky led at halftime, 34-31.
The rebound battle favored Gardner-Webb as they grabbed 36 boards, while Eastern Kentucky only had 32.