EKU wants fans to meet them in St. Louis

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - The Eastern Kentucky University Colonels are telling their fans to meet them in St. Louis.

The Colonels will play Kansas Friday afternoon in Saint Louis.

EKU athletics officials say the school received an allotment of 550 tickets from the NCAA. By Monday afternoon, nearly all of those had been sold.

"We knew that when we were in Saint Louis, which is so close to campus, that we would how a good following, and we're prepared and we're ready to take the maroon to Saint Louis," said Simon Gray, the acting EKU Athletics Director.

The EKU vs Kansas game will air on TBS on Friday afternoon.

Tip time will be around 4:10 p.m.

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