EKU women’s basketball schedule announced


Press release

RICHMOND — First-year head coach Samantha Williams released the Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball 2019-20 schedule on Thursday.

 The Colonels open up the year against in-state rival Northern Kentucky University on Nov. 6. This is the first meeting between the two teams since 1983.

 The non-conference schedule is highlighted with road trips to Memphis (Nov. 9), Butler (Nov. 17), Xavier (Dec. 8) and Vanderbilt (Dec. 15). Key home non-conference games consist of Miami (OH) (Nov. 20), Chattanooga (Dec. 1) and Youngstown State (Dec. 3).

 EKU opens up conference play with four straight home games starting with Tennessee Tech on Jan. 2, Jacksonville State (Jan. 4), Eastern Illinois (Jan. 9) and SIU Edwardsville (Jan. 11).

 The Colonels welcome four-time defending Ohio Valley Conference champion Belmont University to Richmond on Feb. 22, before wrapping up the regular season against in-state rival Morehead State Feb. 29 at home.

 Fans can get a head start on the 2019-20 season by placing a non-refundable $40 deposit on season tickets that will be included in the overall price of the package.  For questions or to place your deposit, call the EKUSports ticket office at 844-3-GOBIGE.