The Colonels will look to rebound after a tough loss to the Hilltoppers last Friday.

The Eastern Kentucky University men's basketball team will face another in-state school, Alice Lloyd College, tonight at McBrayer Arena.

Tip off is set for 7 p.m.

Despite a strong performance from Jomaru Brown, the Colonels (2-2) could not top Western Kentucky University, falling, 79-71

Brown averaged 31.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 3.0 assists-per-game last week.

He grabbed a career-high 41 points on Friday night to go along with three rebounds, three steals and two assists. He went 16-of-28 from the field against the Hilltoppers.

The sophmore guard's 41 points are the most by a Colonel in a single game since Lavoris Jerry went for 41 versus Eastern Illinois in February, 2001.

It is also the third-most points scored by a Division-I player in a game this season.

Brown's performance last week earned him Ohio Valley Conference Co-Player of the Week honors on Monday.

He currently ranks third in the OVC in scoring at 20.5 points-per-game.

This is Brown's first career OVC Player of the Week honor. He shares the award with Belmont guard Adam Kunkel, who also averaged 31.5 points-per-game over the week.

Brown was voted OVC Freshman of the Week three times last season, and earned OVC All-Newcomer Team recognition at the end of the year.

Lachlan Anderson and Ty Taylor had nine points each on Friday. Darius Hicks had six points, while Tre King, Russhard Cruickshank and Michael Moreno had two points each.

Alice Lloyd College (4-3) comes into tonight's matchup after a long break.

The Eagles faced nationally ranked Campbellsville University on Nov. 13 where they fell 88-60.

Alice Lloyd shot just 32.9 percent (23-70) from the floor and finished 25.9 percent (7-27) from behind the arc against the Tigers. The Eagles connected on 70 percent (7-10) from the foul line, and also added 39 rebounds, 10 assists, and 3 steals during the loss.

Three Eagles reached double figures against Campbellsville University.

They were led in scoring by junior guard Noah Young with 12 points. Senior guard Blake Smith and freshman forward Jared Strickland both contributed 11 points. Sophomore guard Bryce Slone added 9 points and led the squad with 2 steals. Sophomore forward Will Philpot grabbed 6 rebounds while freshman guard Cameron Worrix handed off 3 assists.

EKU went 5-6 overall when playing against out-of-conference foes last season and scored 78.5 points per contest across those 11 contests.

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