Thursday, November 15, 2012


By Kevin Britton, Assistant Director of Athletic Public Relations

RICHMOND, Ky. – Seven men’s basketball games will be played over four days this weekend as Eastern Kentucky hosts the 2012 Comfort Suites Invitational at McBrayer Arena.

The Colonels will play the first game each day – 6 p.m. on Friday against Kennesaw State, 6 p.m. on Saturday against Towson and 5 p.m. on Sunday against Radford.

Here is the complete schedule:
Friday               Kennesaw State at EKU, 6 p.m.
Radford vs. Towson, 8 p.m.
Saturday            Towson at EKU, 6 p.m.
Kennesaw State vs. Radford, 8 p.m.
Sunday              Radford at EKU, 5 p.m.
Towson vs. Kennesaw State, 7 p.m.
Monday            Cincinnati Christian vs. Towson, 1 p.m.

The live radio broadcast of each EKU game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on  A live video broadcast of each EKU contest is available on

Eastern will be facing each of its three opponents for the first time.  The Colonels are 1-0 this season after beating Cincinnati Christian, 89-56, in the first game of the Comfort Suites Invitational last Friday.  Newcomer Glenn Cosey had a game-high 20 points in his EKU debut.

Kennesaw State enters the game with a 1-1 record.  The Owls lost by nine points at Tennessee in their season-by

Towson enters the Classic with a 0-1 record and is led by 6-foot-8 forward Jerrelle Benimon who scored 23 points in the Tigers’ season opener at the College of Charleston.  Radford stands at 1-1 after a loss at Wake Forest and an overtime victory at home against Cincinnati Christian.  Sophomore guard R.J. Price leads the Highlanders with an average of 16 points per game.

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