Men's Basketball

Saturday Feb 29
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. Iowa Central Community College

No. 17 Eagles dump Ellsworth

No. 17 Eagles dump Ellsworth

Thursday, 23 January 2020 05:58 Metro Sports Report 

Sophomore Jamal Stephenson popped in 20 points Wednesday night as the 17th-ranked Kirkwood Eagles defeated Ellsworth, 88-66, in an ICCAC conference game at Johnson Hall.


Stephenson shot 8 for 11 from the field and made four 3-pointers.

Kirkwood raised its records to 14-4 overall and 4-1 in the conference.  Ellsworth fell to 10-10 overall and 1-4 in the league.

Luke Appel scored 16 points for the Eagles. Devonte Thedford had 15 points, Griff Clark 12 and Niko Gosnell 11. Clark was 4-for-5 on 3-pointers and Thedford was 3-for-3 as the Eagles shot 13 of 20 from behind the arc.

Adam Jackson and Anthony Eddy had 12 points for Ellsworth.

ELLSWORTH (66): Muilenburg 2-8 1-2 5, Jackson 6-18 0-0 12, Eddy 4-11  0-0 12, Donaldson 2-10 0-0 4, Rewoldt 3-3 0-0 6, Bodden 0-1 0-0 0,  Wright 2-5 0-0 5, Umess 0-1 0-0 0, Randle 4-4 0-0 10, Blackley 0-1 0-0  0, Oberhauser 3-6 1-2 8, Dawson 0-1 0-0 0, Roling 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson  2-3 0-0 4. Totals 28-72 2-4 66.

KIRKWOOD (88): Sims 1-3 0-0 3, Appel 7-11 1-3 16, Jones 1-4 0-0 2,  Stephenson 8-11 0-0 20, Purnell 2-4 1-1 5, Burnell 0-3 2-2 2, Thedford  5-7 2-2 15, Clark 4-5 0-0 12, Coburn 0-3 2-2 2, Gosnell 4-4 3-5 11.  Totals 32-55 11-15 88.

Halftime - Kirkwood 48, Ellsworth 30. 3-point goals - Ellsworth 8-28  (Eddy 4-9, Randle 2-2, Wright 1-2, Oberhauser 1-4, Blackley 0-1,  Urness 0-1, Jackson 0-4, Donaldson 0-5), Kirkwood 13-20 (Clark 4-5,  Stephenson 4-6, Thedford 3-3, Appel 1-1, Sims 1-2, Coburn 0-1, Jones  0-2).

Game Photo credits - Tmarie Portraits