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EKU BASKETBALL | A.W. Hamilton Named EKU MBB Head Coach

03/28/2018 05:02 PM

Eastern Kentucky University introduced A.W. Hamilton as its new mens basketball coach Wednesday. Hamilton spent this 2017-2018 as an assistant coach at North Carolina State University. Hamilton is originally from Georgetown, Kentucky and played high school basketball for Scott County. The Colonel’s new head told a packed crowd of supporters that he’s thrilled to be back home and “it’s a dream come true” to lead the Colonels mens basketball team. From 2011 to 2017, Hamilton was head coach at Hargrave Military Academy, one of... Read more 

EKU Basketball | Kentucky native A.W. Hamilton named Colonels men's basketball head coach

03/23/2018 03:18 PM

Eastern Kentucky University has named Georgetown, Kentucky native A.W. Hamilton the Colonels’ men’s basketball head coach. The school made the announcement in a press release on Friday. Hamilton spent the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach under Kevin Keatts at North Carolina State University. He helped lead the Wolfpack to the NCAA Tournament with a 21-12 record, including wins over No. 2 Arizona, No. 2 Duke and No. 10 North Carolina. “The opportunity to come home and coach at a place like Eastern... Read more 

EKU Football | Colonels announce events for fans prior to annual spring game

03/14/2018 10:24 AM

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels have announced plans for fan events the day before the annual Maroon and White Game on April 28. A football golf outing will be held on Friday, April 27, as well as the ninth annual football reverse raffle in which fans will have the chance to win $10,000. The raffle raised $15,000 for the football program last year. EKU Football Golf Outing Boone’s Trace National Golf Club $100/golfer 11 a.m. Registration Noon ... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Announce 2018 Spring Practice Schedule

03/08/2018 10:05 AM

The EKU football program announced its spring practice schedule on Wednesday. The Colonels will begin spring practice on March 26 and conclude spring practice with the annual Maroon & White Game on April 28. Here is a look at the entire EKU spring practice schedule (all times ET): March 26 – 8:20 a.m. March 28 – 8:20 a.m. March 30 – 8:20 a.m. April 2 – 8:20 a.m. April 4 – 8:20 a.m. April 7 – 1:20 p.m. April 9 – 8:20 a.m. April 11 – 8:20 a.m. April 13... Read more 

EKU Basketball | McHale "will not be retained" as head coach

02/26/2018 09:16 AM

Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach Dan McHale “will not be retained,” it was announced by Athletics Director Stephen Lochmueller on Monday. “After reviewing our men’s basketball program, I determined a change in leadership is needed at this time,” Lochmueller said. “We want to thank Dan McHale for his service to Eastern Kentucky University, our community and the men’s basketball program. We wish Dan, Jackie and their family all the best in the future.” According to a statement from... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels overcome 15 point first half deficit to win 91-88

02/23/2018 12:50 AM

Despite giving up 16 three-pointers, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (11-19, 5-12 OVC) pulled out a 91-88 victory over Southeast Missouri State (14-16, 8-9 OVC) on senior night at McBrayer Arena. Senior Dillon Avare had 4 three-pointers in the second half and recorded a game-sealing block with 11 seconds left, the first of his career. The Colonels were led by Nick Mayo’s 25 points and nine rebounds. JacQuess Hobbs finished with 16 points and 4 assists, DeAndre Dishman had 14 and... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Preparing for Two-Game Road Trip

02/13/2018 11:10 AM

The EKU Colonels are getting ready for a two-game road trip later this week. On Thursday, the Colonels (9-18, 3-11) face Belmont (20-7, 12-2) in Nashville, Tenn. at 8 p.m. ET before squaring off against Tennessee St. (14-11, 9-5) in Nashville on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET. EKU is coming off a 75-73 win over Morehead St. (6-19, 2-12). The win for the Colonels snapped a seven-game losing streak. EKU head coach Dan Mchale joined Sports Night on Tuesday to discuss his team’s... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | EKU Announces Addition of 12 Future Colonels

02/08/2018 07:33 PM

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels announced on Wednesday that it has added 12 future Colonels to its program. Six of the future Colonels are freshmen and six are mid-year transfers that joined the program at the start of this semester. The new additions join an already highly-rated recruiting class of 2018 for the Colonels from the early signing period in December. EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss the new Colonels:  Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Preparing for Pair of Home Games

02/07/2018 12:12 PM

The Eastern Kentucky men’s basketball team is hoping to snap a six-game losing streak this week. The Colonels (8-17, 2-10) host UT Martin (8-17, 3-9) on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET inside McBrayer Arena, before hosting Morehead St. (6-17, 2-10) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. EKU head coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night to preview his team’s upcoming Ohio Valley Conference games: Following the Morehead St. game, EKU will have only one more home game left on its regular season schedule.... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Getting Ready for Four Consecutive Home Games

01/30/2018 02:25 PM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for its first of four straight home games, a the Colonels (8-15, 2-8) host Belmont (17-6, 9-1) on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET inside McBrayer Arena. The Colonels enter the Ohio Valley Conference match-up riding a four-game losing streak. They are also dealing with the loss of forward Jackson Davis, who was declared done for the season this past weekend after tearing the labrum in his left shoulder during a... Read more 

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