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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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OVC Ball
Predicting the OVC race…in mid-December

2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVCOverall

EAST

Belmont8-014-4
Morehead State6-310-12
Tennessee Tech5-39-14
Jacksonville State5-413-11
Tennessee State4-413-8
Eastern Kentucky2-69-14

WEST

UT Martin5-315-8
Murray State5-311-11
SEMO5-310-13
Austin Peay3-57-15
Eastern Illinois1-79-12
SIUE0-85-17
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