Eastern Kentucky dominates SE Missouri 88-69 in OVC play
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Jarelle Reischell scored 21 points to help lead Eastern Kentucky to an 88-69 win over Southeast Missouri in Ohio Valley Conference play Saturday.
Reischell was 8 of 14 from the floor, hitting three from long range. Jaylen Babb-Harrison came off the bench to score 18 points, hitting 4 of 5 treys and Nick Mayo was 6 of 9 from the field for 15 points and had seven rebounds as Eastern Kentucky (11-7, 2-1) beat the Redhawks for the sixth straight time.
The Colonels used a 20-4 run to grab a 26-14 lead at the 11:35 mark of the first half and took a 43-33 advantage into the break. Mayo and Paul Jackson hit back-to-back jumpers to open the second half and were up 63-49 midway in the final period.
The Colonels made 50 percent of their field goal attempts while limiting Southeast Missouri (2-14, 0-4) to 22-of-57 shooting.