The Eastern Kentucky University Men's and Women's basketball teams held media day on Wed. Oct. 31 in McBrayer Arena. Men's head coach A.W Hamilton spoke to the media first about the men's upcoming season.

This is Hamilton's first season as the Colonels head coach. "It's a process," Hamilton said. 

Overall, Hamilton is excited for his guys and for the upcoming season. The men’s first regular season game will be against 25 ranked Marshall on Nov. 7 in McBrayer Arena. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. This is also the first time a ranked opponent has come to play in Richmond since 1983. 

On the women' side, head coach Chrissy Roberts spoke to the media and she talked about how this year's team is different from previous years and she expects a lot of energy on the court all season.

The women's first game of the regular season will be against Saint Louis on Friday, Nov. 9 at 12 noon in McBrayer Arena. 

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