E. Kentucky 74, Ohio Valley 58

Josh Taylor scored 20 points and Eastern Kentucky hit 13

3-pointers in a 74-58 victory over Ohio Valley on Wednesday


Taylor was 5-for-8 on 3-pointers as the Colonels (7-2) went

13-for-26 from beyond the arc. They entered the game second

nationally in 3-pointers (10.9 per game) and ninth in 3-point

percentage at 44.2.

The Colonels pulled away with a 12-2 run, led by Taylor, who hit

two 3-pointers before Josh Daniel made one for a 38-27 lead with

4:16 left in the first half. Taylor then hit another 3 for a 41-27

lead over the Division II Fighting Scots (1-5), who have lost four


Justin Stommes hit four 3-pointers and finished with 15 points.

Papa Oppong added 15 points and Daniel scored 11.

Rodney Everage had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Ohio

Valley. David White scored 12 points and Donavin Vinson and Micah

Mills scored 11 points each.