EKU-WKU Renew Basketball Rivalry Tonight

Dec 1, 2015

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Eastern Kentucky University and Western Kentucky University will tangle on the basketball court Tuesday. This marks the 156th time the Colonels have battled the Hilltoppers.

Not only does Western have 112 wins over Eastern in men’s basketball, but WKU has also won the last dozen matchups.  The last time the Colonels one-upped the Hilltoppers was a two point victory in 1987 during the coach Max Good era. 

The last time the two teams played, a Courtney Lee led Western squad handily beat EKU in Richmond.  Eastern, under new head coach Dan McHale comes into this game six and one, having won all five of their home games.  Western Kentucky is three and three.  Tipoff is set for eight o’ clock eastern in Diddle Arena.