The Eastern Kentucky Colonels basketball team is a men's college basketball team at Eastern Kentucky University, located in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. The basketball team has been competing in the Ohio Valley Conference since 1948. Home games are played at Alumni Coliseum, located on EKU's campus. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2014. The Colonels are coached by A.W. Hamilton, who came to EKU in 2018 after previous head coach Dan McHale was fired after 3 seasons.
Alumni Coliseum is a multi-use sports arena located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. The arena is home to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels men's and women's basketball team, and the women's volleyball team. In addition to university sponsored athletics Alumni Coliseum has also played host to a variety of other sporting events, including the All "A" Classic High School basketball tournament.