Tigers Fall to 1-11 on the Road
The Tigers (6-15, 4-7 OVC) trailed 11-0 before scoring their first basket at the 14:23 mark in the first half. At the conclusion of the period, TSU shot 55 percent from the floor trailing at the break, 33-28.
Four Colonels finished in double-figures for Eastern Kentucky (13-9, 6-5 OVC). Mike Rose scored 23 points (8-of-14), Justin Stommes added 20 points (8-of-12) and Josh Taylor and Papa Oppong contributed 10 each.
Eastern Kentucky opened up a 28-point lead on a 30-7 run in the second half with 10:31 remaining. TSU could not rebound from the deficit coming within 21 points late in the half.
TSU will host Murray State on February 4th at the Gentry Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.