EKU picks up impressive road win at Austin Peay

Posted at 10:17 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 22:17:03-05

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Freshman Wendell Green Jr. scored a career-high 30 points to lead the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball to an 80-75 road win at Austin Peay on Saturday evening at the Dunn Center.

Green Jr. was 9-of-17 from the field and 5-of-7 from deep in the win. He also grabbed five rebounds. His 30 points are the second-most by any player in the OVC this season.

Junior Brandon Knapper came off the bench to tally 15 points, while fellow junior Tre King had 13 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore Michael Moreno contributed eight points, 11 rebounds and four steals.