McClain, Windler power Belmont past Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Kevin McClain had 27 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, Dylan Windler also had a double-double, and Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 83-65 on Thursday night.
Windler, who averages a double-double (19.3 ppg, 10.1 rpg), had 20 points and 14 rebounds to go with five assists. Belmont (18-4, 9-2 Ohio Valley) won its sixth in a row overall and seventh straight in the series.
Mayo carries E. Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 88-70
BEREA, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mayo had 22 points as Eastern Kentucky won its seventh straight home game, getting past Jacksonville State 88-70 on Thursday night.
Kelvin Robinson had 17 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Kentucky (10-10, 3-4 Ohio Valley Conference). Dujuanta Weaver added 14 points and Tre King had 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Weaver hits 6 3-pointers in EKU’s 97-73 rout of UT Martin
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Dujuanta Weaver scored 18 points on six 3-pointers as Eastern Kentucky romped past UT Martin 97-73 on Thursday night to snap a four-game skid.
Weaver was 6-of-11 shooting from long range. Houston King added 16 points for Eastern Kentucky (8-10, 1-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Jomaru Brown had 14 points and five steals, and Nick Mayo chipped in with 13 points.
McClain leads Belmont past Eastern Kentucky 109-93
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin McClain scored a career-high 28 points and added six assists as Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 109-93 on Saturday.
The 109 points were a school record for a regulation game in the program's NCAA Division I era. The Bruins' 64 first-half points tied their best effort in a half at the Curb Event Center.
Givens, Taylor lead Austin Peay past Eastern Kentucky 93-75
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Givens connected on 7 of 8 shots from 3-point range and scored 25 points and Terry Taylor added 24 on 11-of-17 shooting to propel Austin Peay to a 93-75 victory over Eastern Kentucky in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night.
Eastern Kentucky sets scoring record in 145-72 win
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Lachlan Anderson scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead eight Colonels in double-digit scoring and Eastern Kentucky set a school scoring record in its 145-72 win over NAIA-member Brescia on Saturday night to close out nonconference play.
The Latest: Sneed leads Kansas St. past E. Kentucky 95-68
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Paradise Jam (all times local):
Xavier Sneed scored 16 points to lead five Kansas State players in double figures, and the No. 12 Wildcats beat Eastern Kentucky 95-68 on Friday night in the Paradise Jam tournament.
Mayo and Hobbs help E Kentucky come back to beat SE Missouri
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mayo had 25 points and 9 rebounds and JacQuess Hobbs added 16 points as Eastern Kentucky came back to beat Southeast Missouri State 91-88 on Thursday night.
There were six ties and 13 lead changes. Hobbs and Dujuanta Weaver made five free throws in the final seconds to close out the game for the Colonels (11-19, 5-12 Ohio Valley Conference), who swept the season series.
E. Kentucky holds off Morehead St.; Mayo scores 18 PTs
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mayo scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked four shots and Eastern Kentucky made 4 of 6 foul shots down the stretch to hold off Morehead State 75-73 on Saturday night.
Butler’s late 3-pointer lifts UT Martin over EKU 70-69
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Matthew Butler made a 3-pointer with four seconds left to give Tennessee-Martin a 70-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.
Dujuanta Weaver and Nick Mayo hit consecutive 3s, and DeAndre Dishman added a dunk with 10 seconds left during an 8-1 surge that gave the Colonels a 69-67 lead before Butler scored the game-winner.
Mack lifts Tennessee Tech over Eastern Kentucky 70-67
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Kajon Mack scored the final six points of the game — all at the free-throw line — and Tennessee Tech rallied for a 70-67 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.
Eastern Kentucky holds off Southeast Missouri late, 91-86
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — DeAndre Dishman and Dedric Boyd each scored four points in the final minute to carry Eastern Kentucky to a 91-86 win over Southeast Missouri State in an Ohio Valley Conference battle Saturday.
The Colonels now have beaten SEMO seven straight times and leads the all-time series 33-15.
E. Kentucky uses balanced attack to dump Norfolk St. 83-66
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Jackson Davis scored 15 points and Nick Mayo had 14 points and Eastern Kentucky downed Norfolk State 83-66 on Monday night for its second consecutive win.
Mayo scored the Colonels' first six points, and his third jump shot gave Eastern Kentucky a 6-5 lead it never gave up. EKU then went on a 17-7 run with Dujuanta Weaver, Peyton Broughton and Dillon Avare each burying 3-pointers.
Weaver’s 3 in OT, Mayo’s 22 lead Eastern Kentucky 70-65 OT
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Dujuanta Weaver nailed a 3-point jumper to open the extra period and Eastern Kentucky made six free throws to secure a 70-65 overtime victory over Jacksonville on Saturday night.
Weaver took just three shots all night, but made the one that gave Eastern Kentucky (4-4) the lead for good.