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No. 15 seed E. Kentucky preparing for No. 2 KU

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Eastern Kentucky guard Orlando Williams passes over Belmont’s Craig Bradshaw during Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship Saturday, March 8, in Nashville, Tenn.

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RICHMOND, Ky. — Eastern Kentucky’s chances of upsetting second-seeded Kansas in Friday’s South Region game depend on whether its seasoned, guard-heavy lineup can continue forcing mistakes.
The 15th-seeded Colonels (24-9) will need everything clicking to beat the Jayhawks (24-9) in St. Louis and earn their first tournament victory in eight tries. Guard Glenn Cosey and five fellow seniors must slow down a Kansas offense featuring heralded freshman Andrew Wiggins and maintain the offensive consistency that helped clinch the Ohio Valley Conference tournament title.
Scoring isn’t an issue for EKU, which has matched or exceeded its 79-points-per-game average five ...

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