The Richmond Register

March 15, 2014

OVC BASKETBALL: EKU to play host to NCAA Selection Show Party


Special to the Register

RICHMOND — Eastern Kentucky University fans, students and media are invited to join the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament champion men’s basketball team for a NCAA Selection Show Party on Sunday.

The event will be held at the EKU Center for the Arts, located across the Eastern By-Pass from Alumni Coliseum. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. The selection show begins at 6 p.m. A free concert  by Sundy Best will follow at 7 p.m.

Members of the EKU Board of Regents, Foundation Board, Alumni Board, University administration, Colonel Club, men’s basketball season ticket holders and men’s basketball team families are asked to obtain their preferred seating wrist band at the Center for the Arts box office, located in the lobby, upon arrival at the event.

Free t-shirts, provided by Raising Cane’s, will be given to the first 2,500 fans in attendance. Fans will have the opportunity to take a picture with the OVC Championship trophy and wear the official OVC Championship net while the 2014 OVC Championship highlight video plays on the big screen.

The team will be introduced and head coach Jeff Neubauer will speak to the crowd.

Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available. WCYO 100.7 FM will broadcast live from the event.

The Colonels (24-9) defeated No. 1 seed Belmont, 79-73, on Saturday in Nashville to win the OVC Tournament and earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.