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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 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels on Two-Game Winning Streak Heading Into Home Stand

01/16/2018 06:17 PM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready to play its next two games inside McBrayer Arena. The Colonels (8-11, 2-4) host Tennessee Tech (12-7, 4-2) on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET before hosting Jacksonville St. (13-6, 4-2) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. EKU is coming off back-to-back conference wins over UT Martin and Southeast Missouri St. Spectrum News’ TJ Beisner caught up with head coach Dan McHale on Sports Night Tuesday to discuss the Colonels’ recent winning streak and... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Release 2018 Conference Schedule

01/15/2018 10:57 AM

The EKU football program announced its seven-game 2018 Ohio Valley Conference schedule on Monday morning. Four of the team’s conference games will take place inside Roy Kidd Stadium, while three of the team’s conference games will take place on the road. Here is what the Colonels’ conference schedule looks like: Sept. 22 – vs. Southeast Missouri Oct. 6 – vs. Jacksonville St. Oct. 13 – at UT Martin Oct. 20 – vs. Murray St. Oct. 27 – vs. Eastern Illinois Nov. 3 – at Austin Peay Nov. 17... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Preparing for Upcoming Two-Game Road Swing

01/09/2018 11:08 AM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for its next two tests of the year when it hits the road this week for a pair of Ohio Valley Conference games. The Colonels (6-11, 0-4) are at UT Martin (6-11, 1-3) Thursday night before playing at Southeast Missouri St. (7-10, 1-3) on Saturday. EKU head coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview both games. He also spoke with Andrew Chernoff about the play of forward DeAndre Dishman, who has scored... Read more 

EKU TRACK & FIELD | Claitt Named Preseason All-American

01/04/2018 04:21 PM

EKU track and field star Tequan Claitt has been named a Flotrack Preseason All-American in the indoor high jump. Flotrack has Claitt ranked No. 6 on the men’s high jump list, behind others such as Trey Culver (Texas Tech) and Randall Cunningham (USC). Last year, Claitt broke a 35-year old Eastern Kentucky record in the high jump with a leap of 7’5.75” at the Hilltopper Relays on April 7. It ended up being the top jump by any NCAA Div. I... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Pedro Bradshaw Signs with Colonels

12/28/2017 09:15 AM

Former Russellville High School basketball guard Pedro Bradshaw signed to play for the EKU men’s basketball program on Wednesday. Bradshaw, a Belmont transfer, spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff about his decision to play for EKU: The EKU Colonels begin OVC play on Thursday night at Jacksonville St.  Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Sign 13 During Early Signing Period

12/22/2017 02:07 PM

The EKU football program announced the signings of 13 future Colonels on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. Twelve of those players will be going to Richmond from high school, while one will be a junior college transfer. The 13 players are the following: DB – Daulson Fitzpatrick – Akron, Oh. – Archbishop Hoban HS OL – Drew Hart – Evansville, In. – Reitz Memorial HS OL – Peyton Knippenberg – Hebron, Ky. – Conner HS OL – Dakota Little – Flowery... Read more 

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