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EKU BASKETBALL | Catching Up with Colonels' Head Coach A.W. Hamilton

05/17/2018 11:10 AM

The EKU men’s basketball program introduced A.W. Hamilton as its new head coach in late March. Since then, Hamilton has stayed busy, in part by getting six players to sign with Eastern Kentucky. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Hamilton on Thursday and asked him about the program and about how Hamilton is adjusting to his new role as EKU’s head coach:  Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Start Times Set for EKU Home Games

05/15/2018 03:34 PM

The EKU football program announced the start times for its six home games on Tuesday. The Colonels begin their 2018 regular season vs. Morehead St. on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU will then be back in Roy Kidd Stadium roughly three weeks later, when it hosts Southeast Missouri St. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. ET. The Colonels’ regular season home finale is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 against Robert Morris at 1 p.m. ET. Here... Read more 

EKU ATHLETICS | Colonels, adidas Announce Multi-Year Partnership

05/08/2018 04:03 PM

EKU athletics and adidas announced a new multi-year partnership on Monday. The 10-year deal results on adidas becoming the “official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Colonels.” It will supply EKU’s 16 varsity athletic teams. “This is the first-ever, complete, department-wide apparel partnership for Eastern Kentucky University athletics,” EKU Director of Athletics Stephen Lochmueller said in a press release. “This partnership will provide all EKU teams access to the best gear available, provide brand consistency and help connect our fans... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Maroon Beats White Team, 34-20 in Spring Game

04/28/2018 08:02 PM

Eastern Kentucky University’s football team wrapped up its 2018 spring practice schedule with the annual Maroon & White Game on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. Head coach Mark Elder split the team into offense (Maroon) and defense (White) for the scrimmage and used an adjusted point system for the game. The offense received seven points for a touchdown and three points for a field goal. The defense received seven points for a touchdown, four points for a turnover, seven points for... Read more 

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 

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