RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Eastern Kentucky men's basketball team released the remainder of their 2018-19 schedule Monday and the Colonels will open conference play January 3 at Austin Peay.
EKU then completes a four-game road trip to start OVC play with visits to Murray State, Tennessee State and Belmont. The Colonels host their first conference home game January 17 against UT-Martin.
Due to Eastern Kentucky University hosting the All “A” Classic boys and girls basketball tournaments the week of January 21, the EKU men’s and women’s basketball teams will play two games at regional sites that week. The Colonels will host Jacksonville State on January 24 at Berea College. The teams will host Tennessee Tech on January 26 at Georgetown College.
The game at Georgetown College will allow new head coach A.W. Hamilton to coach his new team in his hometown. Hamilton starred at Scott County High School in the late 1990s, leading the Cardinals to a state championship in 1998 and a state runner-up finish in 1999. In 2015, he was inducted into the Scott County High School Athletics Hall of Fame.
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