Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels
2014–15 Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team
Eastern Kentucky Colonels athletic logo
University Eastern Kentucky University
Conference OVC
Location Richmond, KY
Head coach Jeff Neubauer (10th year)
Arena Alumni Coliseum
(Capacity: 6,500)
Nickname Colonels
Colors

Maroon and White

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament appearances
1953, 1959, 1965, 1972, 1979, 2005, 2007, 2014
Conference tournament champions
1950, 1955, 1979, 2005, 2007, 2014
Conference regular season champions
1953, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1972, 1979

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team is a men's college basketball team at Eastern Kentucky University, located in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. The basketball team has been competing in the Ohio Valley Conference since 1948. Home games are played at Alumni Coliseum, located on EKU's campus. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2014. The Colonels are currently coached by Jeff Neubauer, who came to EKU at the start of the 2005–2006 season.

Season by season records[edit]

  • NOTE: Eastern Kentucky did not field a team from 1917–1919, 1943–44, and from 1948–1951.
Season W L PCT Conf. Record Postseason
Independent
1909–10 3 3 .500
1910–11 4 6 .400
1911–12 3 2 .600
1912–13 9 3 .750
1913–14 4 3 .571
1914–15 0 3 .000
1915–16 7 1 .875
1916–17 3 3 .500
1919–20 3 4 .429
1920–21 3 6 .333
1921–22 10 4 .714
1922–23 9 6 .600
1923–24 12 7 .632
1924–25 5 13 .278
1925–26 1 11 .083
1926–27 4 13 .235
1927–28 3 15 .167
1928–29 2 13 .133
1929–30 14 8 .636
1930–31 12 4 .750
1931–32 13 8 .619
1932–33 14 4 .778
1933–34 7 7 .500
1934–35 8 9 .471
1935–36 12 10 .545
1936–37 10 6 .625
1937–38 12 7 .632
1938–39 11 5 .688
1939–40 16 2 .889
1940–41 10 5 .667
1941–42 11 5 .688
1942–43 12 5 .706
1944–45 20 5 .800 NAIA National Semifinals
1945–46 21 3 .875 NAIA First Round
1946–47 21 4 .840
1947–48 17 7 .708
Ohio Valley Conference
1948-49 17 4 .810 7-3
1949-50 16 6 .728 7-3
1950-51 18 8 .692 8-3
1951–52 13 11 .542 10–2
1952–53 16 9 .640 9–1 NCAA First Round
1953–54 7 16 .304 4–6
1954–55 15 8 .652 6–4
1955–56 9 16 .360 3–7
1956–57 6 15 .286 4–6
1957–58 8 11 .421 3–7
1958–59 16 6 .727 10–2 NCAA First Round
1959–60 14 8 .636 9–3
1960–61 15 9 .625 9–3
1961–62 10 6 .625 7–5
1962–63 9 12 .429 6–6
1963–64 15 9 .625 9–5
1964–65 19 6 .760 13–1 NCAA First Round
1965–66 16 9 .640 9–5
1966–67 5 18 .217 2–12
1967–68 10 14 .417 6–8
1968–69 13 9 .591 7–7
1969–70 12 10 .545 8–6
1970–71 16 8 .667 10–4
1971–72 15 11 .577 9–5 NCAA First Round
1972–73 12 13 .480 7–7
1973–74 8 15 .348 6–8
1974–75 7 18 .280 3–11
1975–76 10 15 .400 6–8
1976–77 8 16 .333 3–11
1977–78 15 11 .577 8–6
1978–79 21 8 .724 9–3 NCAA First Round
1979–80 15 12 .556 7–5
1980–81 10 16 .385 7–7
1981–82 5 21 .192 3–13
1982–83 10 17 .370 7–7
1983–84 11 16 .407 5–9
1984–85 16 13 .552 9–5
1985–86 10 18 .357 5–9
1986–87 19 11 .633 9–5
1987–88 18 11 .621 10–4
1988–89 7 22 .341 4–8
1989–90 13 17 .433 7–5
1990–91 19 10 .655 9–3
1991–92 19 14 .576 9–5
1992–93 15 12 .556 11–5
1993–94 13 14 .481 9–7
1994–95 9 19 .321 6–10
1995–96 13 14 .481 7–9
1996–97 8 18 .308 6–12
1997–98 10 17 .370 8–10
1998–99 3 23 .115 2–16
1999–2000 6 21 .222 2–16
2000–01 7 19 .269 1–15
2001–02 7 20 .259 3–13
2002–03 11 17 .393 5–11
2003–04 14 15 .483 8–8
2004–05 22 9 .710 11–5 NCAA First Round
2005–06 14 16 .467 11–9
2006–07 21 12 .636 13–7 NCAA First Round
2007–08 14 16 .467 10–10
2008–09 18 13 .581 10–8
2009–10 20 12 .625 11–7 CBI First Round
2010-11 15 16 .484 9-9
2011-12 16 16 .500 7-9
2012-13 25 10 .714 12-4 CBI First Round
Totals 1172 1080 .520

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Colonels have appeared in eight NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–8. The Colonels appeared in the NAIA Men's Tournament two years in 1945 and 1946 with a combined tournament total of 3–2. In 1945 the Colonels won 3rd place.

Year Round Opponent Final Score
1953 First Round Notre Dame 57–72
1959 First Round Louisville 63–77
1965 First Round DePaul 52–99
1972 First Round Florida State 81–83
1979 First Round Tennessee 81–97
2005 First Round Kentucky 64–72
2007 First Round North Carolina 65–86
2014 Second Round Kansas 69–80

CBI results[edit]

The Colonels have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Final Score
2010 First Round College of Charleston 79–82

CIT results[edit]

The Colonels have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Final Score
2013 First Round
Second Round
Gardner–Webb
Evansville
69–62
72–86

Conference championships[edit]

Year Conference Overall Record Conference Record Coach
1953 Ohio Valley 16–9 9–1 Paul S. McBrayer
1959 Ohio Valley 16–6 10–2 Paul S. McBrayer
1961 Ohio Valley 15–9 9–3 Paul S. McBrayer
1965 Ohio Valley 19–6 13–1 James E. Baechtold
1972 Ohio Valley 15–11 9–5 Guy R. Strong
1979 Ohio Valley 21–8 9–3 Ed Byhre
Total 6

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