Mark Story

December 13, 2012

Mark Story: Unbeaten EKU out to show it's no 'fraud'

By winning its first nine games, Eastern Kentucky is off to its best start since 1946-47. Yet the Colonels aren't getting much respect, being labeled a "fraud" by one national college hoops writer. A strong showing Sunday against No. 10 Illinois (11-0) would give EKU some hoops street cred.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.