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Eastern Kentucky routs Morehead State 55-13

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Dy'Shawn Mobley ran for a 61-yard touchdown on the first play of the game, Bennie Coney threw two touchdown passes and Eastern Kentucky routed Morehead State 55-13 on Saturday night. Coney threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Devin Borders, and a 37-yarder to Jeff Glover to give Eastern Kentucky a 39-0 lead at 8:18 in the second quarter. Mobley finished with...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colonels gave Jayhawks a scare, but as much as they thought they would, they couldn't pull a Mercer

ST. LOUIS -- Orlando Williams didn't see it with his own eyes. So he had trouble even believing it at first. "I heard everybody talking about Duke lost, Duke lost," said Williams, a senior guard for Eastern Kentucky. "I was like, to who?" That would be No. 14 seed Mercer. "That shocked me," Williams said. He wasn't alone. Williams' teammates...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Colonels Open NCAA Tournament Against Kansas Friday

After seven years, the Eastern Kentucky University men's basketball team returns to the NCAA Tournament on Friday, the program's eighth appearance in the "Big Dance." The 15th seeded Colonels (24-9) will face No. 2 seed Kansas (24-9) at 4:10 p.m. ET in the Scottrade Center. The game will air live on TBS. The winner of the Eastern Kentucky/Kansas game will play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Kansas Vs. Eastern Kentucky – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@KUHoops While the traditional 64-team NCAA Tournament officially tips off at Noon this Thursday, the Kansas Jayhawks and Eastern Kentucky Colonels won’t face off against each other until Friday afternoon. Both teams finished with 24-9 records during the regular season. Also, be sure to click here for more on Kansas and Eastern Kentucky. You can check out our printable...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A quick look at Eastern Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky is KU’s first round matchup. They’ll tip off on Friday in St. Louis. Here’s a quick look at the Colonels. Conference: Ohio Valley How’d they make the tournament?: They beat No. 1 seed Belmont, 79-73, on March 8th in Nashville to win the Ohio Valley conference tournament. They are an automatic bid. Regular season record: 24-9 Kenpom Ranking: 129 Kenpom Offense...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Eastern Kentucky Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels were given a 15-seed in the South-region. They are coached by Jeff Neubauer and hail from the Ohio Valley Conference. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Kansas in St. Louis on Friday. Why: Eastern Kentucky finished with an...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky handles IPFW 90-68

Marcus Lewis scored 17 points to lead Eastern Kentucky over Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne 90-68. Eastern Kentucky (9-4) got 16 points and nine rebounds from Eric Stutz and 11 points from Corey Walden. Glenn Cosey added 10 points and five assists for the Colonels. IPFW (10-5) was led by Mo Evans with 13 points. Joe Edwards added 12 points and Isaiah McCray chipped in with 10 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Basketball Preview: Eastern Kentucky

Come on, you're making the joke too easy... Only a couple of these non-conference previews left. Eastern Kentucky visits the Kohl Center on Saturday, December 14th with a noon start. School: Eastern Kentucky Colonels Location: Richmond, Kentucky Conference: Ohio Valley Undergrad Enrollment: 13,947 2012-13 record: (25-10, 12-4 OVC) Top returning...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

EKU’s Marcus Lewis Had A Spectacular Reverse Dunk Over A Man

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team held their annual Hoopfest on Wednesday, and Junior guard Marcus Lewis highlighted the show. A teammate held a ball and stood under the basket while Lewis ran from out of bounds jump over the man and reverse dunk it in.     [BobsBlitz] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Know your opponent: Eastern Kentucky Colonels edition

Basic facts: Location: Richmond, KY Founded: 1906 Conference: Ohio Valley First football season: 1909 Last FCS playoff appearance: 2011 Head coach The Colonels are coached by Dean Hood. The 1986 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan has compiled a solid 34-23 record in his six seasons at the helm in Richmond, including an 8-3 record last season. Hood was named the 2011 AFCA Regional Coach of...
Via StraitPinkie.com
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Admission For Louisville Baseball Home-Opener Today At 3 PM

The No. 4 ranked Louisville Cardinal Baseball program will have their first home game of the season at 3 PM in the newly renovated Jim Patterson Stadium. Dan McDonnell’s club will take on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in the first of an eight game home stretch. Admission is free to the public. The Cardinal nine are 2-1 this season with wins over Purdue and South Florida. They only...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky trounces Crowley's Ridge 97-31

Robbie Stenzel scored 14 points to lead six Eastern Kentucky players in double figures as the Colonels dominated nonconference-foe Crowley's Ridge 97-31 Tuesday night. The win was the 136th for Eastern Kentucky coach Jeff Neubauer, surpassing Rome Rankin for second on the team's all-time wins list. Eric Stutz added 13 points and seven steals for the Colonels (18-6), while...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky’s Marcus Lewis Throws Down Insane Alley-Oop

Eastern Kentucky junior Marcus Lewis has some serious hops. When EKU faced off against Southeast Missouri, Lewis threw down one of the most impressive alley-oops of the year, and not because he did something fancy, but because he almost jumped out of the gym. EKU guard Glenn Cosey tossed an inbounds pass from the baseline and Lewis went up and got it, then threw it down all over...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

E. Kentucky 76, Tennessee St. 67

Mike DiNunno scored 24 points to go with seven assists and Corey Walden tallied 22 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Tennessee State 76-67 Thursday for its seventh win in its last nine games. Eric Stutz added 10 points for Eastern Kentucky. Stutz, a sophomore, scored Eastern Kentucky's final six points of the first half to give the Colonels a 39-24 lead at halftime. Eastern Kentucky...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky dominates Norfolk 68-44

Mike DiNunno finished with 19 points and four steals to help Eastern Kentucky dominate Norfolk 68-44 Saturday night. Glenn Cosey added 14 points, and Corey Walden chipped in off the bench with 15 points and four steals for the Colonels. Eastern Kentucky (5-0) started the game on a 15-4 run, with all five starters scoring a basket during the stretch. Norfolk (2-4) struggled in...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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