Eastern Kentucky Colonels Basketball Tickets
Team: Eastern Kentucky Colonels Basketball
League: NCAA Division I
Head Coach: A.W. Hamilton
All-Time Greats: Jack Adams, John Allen, Jim Baechtold, Eddie Bodkin, George Bryant, Michael Haney, Fred Lewis, Chuck Mrazovich, Antonia Parris, Mike Rose, Garfield Smith, Mike Smith, James "Turk" Tillman, Bobby Washington, Matt Witt
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Basketball TicketsIn 1909, Eastern Kentucky got its basketball program off the ground with coach Clyde H. Wilson at the helm. The Colonels are located in Richmond, Ky. Since the program got its start in 1909, there have been 20 coaches with the current coach being A.W. Hamilton, who took over in 2018. This coach and his assistant coaching staff are only in their second season with the team, and it will be exciting to see how the team improves under Hamilton’s leadership. The Colonels have produced one Ohio Valley Player of the year; in 1979, James "Turk" Tillman received the honor. In the 2019-2020 season, the Colonels team is making history. It will be the first NCAA Division I team in Kentucky to play every other NCAA Division I team in Kentucky in one season. You can get the chance to see basketball history in the making when you see one of Eastern Kentucky's games. Grab your Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball tickets at StubHub.
What conference does the Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team play in?The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are members of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). The team has participated in this particular conference since 1948.
Where can I get tickets to an Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball game?You don't want to miss one single match-up between the Kentucky Colonels and rivals at their home games, including teams like Belmont University, Morehead State or Southeast Missouri State. Nab your tickets at StubHub to catch an exciting Colonels basketball game in person at the team's home turf, Alumni Coliseum, which is located on-campus at Eastern Kentucky University. StubHub's FanProtect guarantee ensures your seats are secure.
Has the Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team ever won a national title?The Colonels program has not won a national title yet, but it has won seven Ohio Valley Regular Season Championships and six Ohio Valley Tournament Championships. This could be the Colonels' lucky year, so don't miss any regular-season games.
Does the Eastern Kentucky Colonels have any historical rivalries?Eastern Kentucky has two historic rivalries. They are with Morehead State and Western Kentucky, both of which the Colonels will be playing against this year and which will ensure some exciting, fast-paced games this season.
What was the record last season for Eastern Kentucky Colonels' basketball?The Colonels had a 13-18 season in 2018-2019.
Who are some notable players from the Eastern Kentucky Colonels' basketball team?Jack Adams played for Eastern Kentucky from 1953-1956 and is the only EKU athlete to have his number retired in any sport. Adams still holds five school records, including the record for most points in a single game. Adams is an inductee into the EKU Athletics Hall of Fame. Jim Baechtols was a four-time MVP, and he was also was the second-leading rebounder in EKU history, with 933 rebounds. He was a Baltimore Bullets first-round pick and the NBA rookie of the year in 1952-1953. Fred Lewis, who played for EKU from 1944-1946, was a two-time All-American. He was an All-Star Game MVP, and he was also the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1946-1947. Other notable players include John Allen, Eddie Bodkin, George Bryant, Michael Haney, Chuck Mrazovich, Antonia Parris, Mike Rose, Garfield Smith, Mike Smith, James "Turk" Tillman, Bobby Washington and Matt Witt.
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