Category: Basketball

Colonels drop two straight against OVC East opponents

Morehead St. 61Eastern 50 The Colonels went on the road last Thursday night to face rival Morehead State. Eastern (14-14, 5-8 OVC) lost by a final score of 61-50 to the Eagles (15-11, 8-5 OVC), but the game was not as close as the score may imply. The Colonels’ only lead came five seconds into the game. Freshman forward Nick Mayo finished with 15 points and three boards. Junior forward Jaylen-Babb Harrison contributed 11 points off of the bench, making three 3-pointers. The Colonels gave up 21 offensive rebounds and allowed Morehead to take 23 more field goal attempts....

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All in the family

Dan McHale has wanted to be a basketball coach since he can remember. Despite a decent high school career in his hometown of Chatham, N.J., McHale said he never thought about going pro. He never wanted to be the next Patrick Ewing or Charles Oakley.

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