A quick look at Eastern Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky is KU’s first round matchup. They’ll tip off on Friday in St. Louis.

Here’s a quick look at the Colonels.

  • Conference: Ohio Valley
  • How’d they make the tournament?: They beat No. 1 seed Belmont, 79-73, on March 8th in Nashville to win the Ohio Valley conference tournament. They are an automatic bid.
  • Regular season record: 24-9
  • Kenpom Ranking: 129
  • Kenpom Offense: 53
  • Kenpom Defense: 240
  • RPI: 99
  • RPI Top 50 record: 0-2
  • Strength of Schedule: 234

Players to watch:

Glenn Cosey – 18.8 points per game, 4.2 assists per game, 3.2 rebounds per game

Corey Walden – 14.1 points per game, 3.0 assists per game, 4.2 rebounds per game