Men's Basketball

Saturday Dec 07
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. Iowa Lakes Community College

No. 14 Eagles sink Lake County

No. 14 Eagles sink Lake County
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 07:20 Metro Sports Report 
 
The 14th-ranked Kirkwood Eagles used a balanced attack Tuesday night to smother the College of Lake County, 98-64, in a men's basketball game at Johnson Hall.


DJ Purnell
led the Eagles (6-3) with 19 points and seven rebounds. Gacoby Jones and Chris Burnell scored 14 points for Kirkwood. Devonte Thedford had 11 points and Niko Gosnell added 10 points.

Seybian Sims and Griffen Clark contributed nine points apiece and Jalen Taylor had eight markers.

Kirkwood shot 54.5 percent from the floor, with Purnell going 6-for-7. Jones grabbed eight rebounds. Thedford had five assists. Gosnell blocked four shots.

Jarod Stonis scored 19 points for Lake County (5-2).

LAKE COUNTY (64): Jaylin Cunningham 2-6 2-3 6, Jarod Stonis 5-15 6-8 19, Anthony Thompson 2-12 4-6 9, Aaron Greer 5-14 1-2 14, Grant Stephens 0-2 1-2 1, Chris Metzger 1-1 0-0 2, Christos Gountanis 4-5 0-0 9, Elijah Houston 0-2 2-2 2, Scott Valentine 1-5 0-0 2, Adrian Arcenas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-62 16-23 64.

KIRKWOOD (98): Seybian Sims 2-5 4-5 9, Devonte Thedford 5-8 0-0 11, Gacoby Jones 6-10 0-0 14, DJ Purnell 6-7 7-11 19, Niko Gosnell 3-3 3-4 10, Chris Burnell 6-12 1-2 14, Griffen Clark 3-14 0-0 9, Jalen Taylor 3-5 1-1 8, Owen Coburn 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 36-66 16-23 98.

Halftime - Kirkwood 46, Lake County 35. 3-point goals - Lake County 8-29 (Stonis 3-7, Greer 3-7, Gountanis 1-1, Thompson 1-6, Stephens 0-2, Houston 0-2, Valentine 0-4), Kirkwood 10-29 (Clark 3-13, Jones 2-4, Gosnell 1-1, Sims 1-2, Taylor 1-2, Thedford 1-3, Burnell 1-4)