Kentucky to meet EKU for first time since 2006

Herald-Leader Staff ReportMay 8, 2014 

Jeff Neubauer is coach of the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels.


UK men to meet EKU for first time since 2006

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team continued to reveal details of its 2014-15 schedule Thursday, when it announced a matchup with Eastern Kentucky.

The Wildcats will take on the Colonels on Dec. 7 in Rupp Arena.

The game time and TV network will be announced at a later date.

The December meeting will be the 11th between UK and EKU and the 10th in Rupp Arena. Kentucky leads the series 10-0.

EKU went 24-10 last season, winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. The 15th-seeded Colonels fell to No. 2 seed Kansas 80-69 after keeping the game close most of the way.

The Cats and Colonels last met during the 2006-07 season, with UK winning 78-65 in Rupp Arena.

In addition to UK's matchup with EKU, the Wildcats have announced dates with Kansas (Nov. 18), Texas (Dec. 5) and UCLA (Dec. 20) as part of the 2014-15 non-conference regular-season schedule.

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