Scores

Final

E Kentucky 89

(1-0, 1-0 home)

7:30 PM ET, November 9, 2012

1 2 T
CCU 25 3156
EKY 49 4089

Top Performers

Cincinnati Christian: D. McCommons 15 Pts, 2 Ast

Eastern Kentucky: G. Cosey 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

E. Kentucky 89, Cincinnati Christian 56

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. -- Glenn Cosey netted 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting -- including 6 of 7 on 3-point attempts -- and Eastern Kentucky won its season opener against NAIA Division II opponent Cincinnati Christian 89-56 Friday night.

The Colonels, who shot 53.3 percent (32 of 60) from the field, opened with 16 consecutive points, and finished the half ahead 49-25 on 64.5 percent (20 of 31) shooting, including 7 of 15 on 3-point tries. Eastern Kentucky was 14 of 30 from behind the arc for the game, highlighted by Cosey's sharpshooting.

Cincinnati Christian (0-3) committed 24 turnovers, leading to 30 Colonels points. Eastern Kentucky outscored the Eagles in the paint 34-22, and got points from 11 different players.

The Colonels have now won 15 consecutive season openers.

DJ McCommons led Cincinnati Christian with 15 points, connecting on 5 of 6 shots, including 2 for 2 on 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCU
EKY
Points 56 89
FG Made-Attempted 18-42 (.429) 32-60 (.533)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 14-30 (.467)
FT Made-Attempted 15-25 (.600) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 36

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