A year ago Nick Mayo was helping the Messalonskee Eagles take on Eastern Maine's Class A teams. Tonight he plays at historic Rupp Arena in Kentucky as his Eastern Kentucky Colonels meet John Calipari's #4 Kentucky Wildcats.

The EKU-Kentucky game will be televised by ESPN2.

The 6-foot-9 Mayo is off to a great start with his college career. He has started all 9 games for (7-2)EKU and is third in scoring, third in rebounding and third in minutes played.

He has been named the Ohio Valley Conference rookie-of-the-week twice.

Mayo stats: 12.2ppg   3.8rpg    63%FG    80%FT

The D-I Colonels take on a Kentucky team that is coming off a loss to UCLA. Calipari's team was ranked #1 in the nation until that loss.