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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.

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.

Tickets are available at the EKU Athletics Ticket office.  Tickets are $86 or $66 per session and can be purchased by phone (859-622-2122), 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.

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.


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Compiling all OVC non-conference games

2016 Football Standings

OVC Overall
Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
UT Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Murray State 4-4 4-7
SEMO 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11


2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVC Overall

EAST

Belmont 15-1 23-7
Morehead State 10-6 14-16
Jacksonville State 9-7 20-15
Tennessee State 8-8 17-13
Tennessee Tech 8-8 12-20
Eastern Kentucky 5-11 12-19

WEST

UT Martin 10-6 22-13
SEMO 9-7 15-18
Murray State 8-8 16-17
Austin Peay 7-9 11-19
Eastern Illinois 6-10 14-15
SIUE 1-15 6-24


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