EKU to take summer trip to Costa Rica

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - EKU men’s basketball coach announced on Wednesday that his Colonels will take a summer trip to Costa Rica in August. EKU will depart on Aug. 7 and return on Aug. 12.

The Colonels will play three games in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica – Laurentian University (Ontario) on Aug. 8 at 8 pm; San Ramon on Aug. 9 at 9:30 pm; Laurentian Univ. on Aug. 10 at 2 pm.

EKU will hold eight open practices at McBrayer Arena leading up to the trip. NCAA rules allow college basketball teams to take an international trip once every four years.

The dates and times of the open practices are as follows:

July 24 – 7:00 p.m.
July 30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 31 – 7:00 p.m.
August 1 – 7:00 p.m.
August 2 – 7:00 p.m.
August 3 – 10:30 a.m.
August 5 – 7:00 p.m.
August 6 – 6:30 p.m.

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