The Eastern Kentucky University Colonels have fallen from the ranks of the undefeated, but not without a battle. Eastern trailed number ten Illinois by four points at the ten minute mark, but the Fighting Illini pulled away the last few minutes to win 66-53 at Assembly Hall. Illinois remains undefeated. E-K-U now carries a nine and one mark into a Wednesday night contest at North Carolina A and T.
The University of Kentucky easily rolled over Lipscomb 88 to 50 Saturday. UK completes a five game homestand by entertaining Marshall Saturday. The University of Louisville handed Memphis a nine point loss over the weekend. U of L comes home to take on Florida International Tuesday night.