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Govs dropped by Eagles, 56-69

The Govs are at Morehead State looking to solidify their ranking at the top of the OVC with another win. The last time the two teams met in the Dunn Center, it took a last second layup in overtime to get the win, 86-85.

Final Govs 56
Eagles 69

Fraley led the team with 15 points. Blake added 10 and Edmonson scored 9.
Kenneth Faried earned a double-double, leading all players with 17 points and 16 rebounds.

Update: 3:38, second half
Govs outscored 16-8 in last eight minutes. They trail by ten points, 50-60.

Update: 11:00, second half
Blake makes back to back  3-pointers to bring the Govs within two points, 42-44

Update: 15:40, second half
Fraley throws down another jam with one hand. However, Faried responds with his own two-handed dunk that extends the Eagles lead, 40-32.

Halftime: Eagles lead 32-26
Govs can’t find the basket until late in the first half. They shot 35 percent (9-of-26) from the field. Fraley leads the team with six points, four of which were scored by dunks. Edmonson scored five and both Baker and Blake have added five.

Hill leads the Eagles charge with nine points. Faried added eight from the paint and three more Eagles have scored four.

Update: 4:11, first half
Eagles extend their lead with a 7-0 run. Govs trail 17-27.

Update:7:53, first half
Govs battling defensively. Still can’t close the gap offensively. They trail the Eagles 15-22.

Update: 11:35, first half
The Govs struggle to escape full court trap and are not getting second chance shots. Conversely, Eagles are hot on both sides of the court. Govs trail 10-20.

Both teams incite the crowd early with thunderous dunks, but the Eagles take the first lead, 12-6 at the 13:33 mark.

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