Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball

Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball history

Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
ASUN Conference

Current head coach: A.W. Hamilton (2018-)

  • Asst/Recruiting: Mike Allen (2018-)
  • Asst: Steve Lepore (2018-)
  • Asst: Ron Jirsa (2024-)
  • DBO: Matt Hurt (2024-)
  • DPD: Asa Duvall (2023-)
  • Video: Jake Lorbach (2023-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1953, 1959, 1965, 1972, 1979, 2005, 2007, 2014)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-8
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2023)
  • CBI Appearances:  2  (2010, 2023)
  • CBI Overall Record:  3-2
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2013, 2015)
  • CIT Overall Record:  3-2
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1945, 1946)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  2-3

Conference Titles (Ohio Valley, ASUN):

Award Winners:




Eastern Kentucky head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
A.W. Hamilton 2018-Pres 104-88 1 0 0
Dan McHale 2015-18 38-55 0 0 0
Jeff Neubauer 2005-15 188-134 0 2 0
Travis Ford 2000-05 61-80 0 1 0
Scott Perry 1997-2000 19-61 0 0 0
Mike Calhoun 1992-97 58-77 0 0 0
Mike Pollio 1989-92 51-41 0 0 0
Max Good 1981-89 96-129 0 0 0
Ed Byhre 1976-81 69-63 2 1 0
Bob Mulcahy 1973-76 25-48 0 0 0
Guy Strong 1967-73 78-65 1 1 0
Jim Baechtold 1962-67 70-57 1 1 0
Paul McBrayer 1946-62 214-142 3 2 0
Rome Rankin 1935-46 135-53 2^ 0
Charles T. Hughes 1929-35 68-40
George Hembree 1920-29 49-88
C. Miller/C. McCoy 1919-20 3-4
Ben M. Barnard 1913-17 14-10
Charles A. Keith 1912-13 9-3
Clyde H. Wilson 1909-12 10-11

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions

^ These tournament appearances came when the Eastern Kentucky program was at the NAIA level; EKU moved up to Division I prior to the 1951-52 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.