Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Eastern Kentucky to Host UT Martin in OVC, I Mean, CIT Tournament Tonight

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will host a familiar Ohio Valley Conference opponent in the CIT Tournament quarterfinals tonight.

The UT Martin Skyhawks will be travelling to Richmond with a spot in the semifinals on the line.

Here's more info from EKU:

RICHMOND, Ky. – To make it to the final four, Eastern Kentucky will have to get by Ohio Valley Conference foe Tennessee-Martin in the quarterfinals of the Postseason Tournament (CIT) at McBrayer Arena on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

UT Martin is 20-12 this season and reached the quarterfinals of the CIT by winning two road games – a 104-79 victory at Northwestern State and a 60-49 win at South Carolina-Upstate.

EKU students will receive free "E's Up, 3's Up" spring break tanks and sunglasses, while supplies last.

All kids 12-and-under and all Eastern Kentucky University students will receive FREE admission to the game. General admission seats are $8. Tickets for lower level chair-back seats will be $15 and upper chair-back seats are $10.

EKU season ticket holders and Colonel Club members can purchase lower chair back tickets for $10 and upper chair-back tickets for $7.50 if ordered in advance. EKU faculty and staff can receive half price general admission seats if ordered in advance. To order tickets, or for more information, call the ticket office at 859-622-2122.

There is no formal bracket for the tournament. The match-ups for each round are determined after the preceding round is completed. The quarterfinal round is scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday. Semifinal games are March 31 and the championship game will be played on April 2. The semifinals and the championship game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

The live radio broadcast of Wednesday's game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on A live free video broadcast is available on

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