Eastern Kentucky Rumors & News

  • Former URI forward Reischel transfers to Eastern Kentucky

    Providence Journal "One of the University of Rhode Island’s three transfers has reportedly found a new home to play his final year of college basketball. Jarelle Reischel will continue his career at Eastern Kentucky, playing the 2015-16 season with the Colonials and new coach Dan McHale. The 6-foot-5 small forward..." May 09

  • Report: Eastern Kentucky to hire Minnesota assistant Dan McHale as head coach

    College Basketball Talk "Eastern Kentucky has reportedly found a replacement for Jeff Neubauer. Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported Tuesday night that Minnesota assistant coach Dan McHale will be the next head coach of the Colonels. Neubauer spend the last 10 seasons on the EKU sideline, leading the Colonels to two NCAA..." April 07

  • Reports: EKU hoops coach hired by Fordham

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Last week, Eastern Kentucky University successfully replaced its athletic director, hiring Steve Lochmueller in place of Mark Sandy, who recently left for Ball State. Now the Colonels will ready for another major search. Head men's basketball coach Jeff Neubauer has reportedly accepted the..." March 30

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Eastern Kentucky, Neubauer reach deal on contract extension through 2018

    Kyforward "Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, Eastern Kentucky University and head men’s basketball coach Jeff Neubauer have agreed in principle to a contract extension through 2018. Under Neubauer’s guidance in 2013-14, the Colonels won the program’s sixth Ohio Valley..." May 07

  • Kansas beats Eastern Kentucky 80-69 in their NCAA Tournament opener

    Kansas City Star "Inside the Scottrade Center, the temperature was rising. The upset watch was turned up to 10. Tensions were rising. For the second straight season, Kansas was in a first-round dogfight with a low-seeded directional school from the state of Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky kept splashing in..." March 21

  • Colonels Open NCAA Tournament Against Kansas Friday

    EKUSports.com "After seven years, the Eastern Kentucky University men's basketball team returns to the NCAA Tournament on Friday, the program's eighth appearance in the "Big Dance." The 15th seeded Colonels (24-9) will face No. 2 seed Kansas (24-9) at 4:10 p.m. ET in the Scottrade Center. The game will air..." March 19

  • Eastern Kentucky 79, Belmont 73

    ProSportsDaily "Corey Walden scored 29 points as the Colonels upended the top-seeded Bruins to win the Ohio Valley Conference championship and reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. Walden shot 8-of-13 from the field while adding seven assists and two steals for Eastern Kentucky (24-9), which..." March 09

  • Hot-Shooting E. Kentucky Colonels Capture OVC Title & NCAA Tourney Bid

    EKUSports.com "Eastern Kentucky defeated top-seeded Belmont, 79-73, to capture the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Saturday at Municipal Auditorium. The Colonels (24-9) won their seventh game in a row en route to a return trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. EKU used a..." March 09