EKU Celebrates NCAA Selection

Reported by: Keenan Singleton
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 3/16 11:57 pm

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team will face Kansas University in the NCAA Tournament on Friday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.


The Colonels (24-9), making their eighth NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2007, are the No. 15 seed in the South Region.  Kansas (24-9) is the No. 2 seed.


Tickets are available at the EKU Athletics Ticket office.  Tickets are $86 or $66 per session and can be purchased by phone (859-622-5108), by fax with the attached form (859-622-5108), or in person at the ticket office located in room 105 of Alumni Coliseum.  All orders must be received by 6 p.m. on Monday, March 17.  The ticket office will open at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. on Monday.


The winner of the Eastern Kentucky/Kansas game will play the winner of No. 7 seed New Mexico/No. 10 Stanford on Sunday in St. Louis.


Eastern defeated No. 1 seed Belmont, 79-73, on March 8 in Nashville to win the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament and earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
More than 30 teens escape from detention center
A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville, Tenn. youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
Kentucky prepares to regulate ride sharing
State regulators are preparing emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their services into Kentucky cities.
Police: One In Critical Condition After Shooting
A man was critically injured during a shooting in Shelby County Monday night. Video Video
Pulaski Co. Deputy Charged in Domestic Violence Case
A Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy has been charged in a domestic violence case stemming from an incident that allegedly happened nearly six months ago. Video Video
Coroner: Elderly Mercer Co. Couple Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide
The Mercer County Coroner has confirmed that an elderly couple were found dead in their home Sunday night following an apparent murder-suicide.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.