RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will host Ohio Chillicothe on Tuesday night. Tip from McBrayer Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.
The game will be streamed live on ESPN+. The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO-100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.
In honor of Veterans Day, all those with a Military I.D. will receive a $5 ticket to the game.
WHAT TO KNOW
Freshman Michael Moreno – a Scott County HS graduate – scored his first collegiate points in the same arena he scored his final high school points: Rupp Arena. Moreno drained four three-pointers to lead EKU with 14 points vs. No. 2 Kentucky on Friday night.
Junior Jacquess Hobbs delivered a productive outing off the bench vs. No. 2 Kentucky. Hobbs posted six points to go along with team highs in rebounds (seven), assists (five) and steals (2).
EKU connected on eight three-pointers at No. 2 Kentucky on Friday. The Colonels, meanwhile, held the Wildcats to 2-of-14 shooting from deep (14 percent).
Eastern came up with 10 steals at No. 2 Kentucky on Friday. That is the most the Colonels have recorded in a game since getting 10 at Morehead State on Feb. 14.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
The Ohio Chillicothe Hilltoppers come into Tuesday’s matchup with a record of 0-4.
This will be the first-ever meeting between EKU and Ohio Chillicothe.
The Colonels will host another team of Hilltoppers – the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers – on Friday, Nov. 15. Tip from McBrayer Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.