Category Archives: UK Basketball

UK Basketball – Big Blue Madness Tickets to be Distributed Sept. 29

Fans can obtain tickets at Memorial Coliseum ticket windows or online at Ticketmaster.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2017 edition of Big Blue Madness in Rupp Arena will be available Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at Ticketmaster.com. Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. It will also air live on the SEC Network. Continue reading UK Basketball – Big Blue Madness Tickets to be Distributed Sept. 29

UK Mens Blue-White Game Tickets Set to Go on Sale Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. ET

Annual instrasquad scrimmage slated for Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena on the SEC Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the Kentucky men’s basketball Blue-White Game go on sale Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. ET. The annual exhibition is scheduled for Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena. The game will be televised by the SEC Network. Continue reading UK Mens Blue-White Game Tickets Set to Go on Sale Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. ET

Kentucky Ranked in Top 10 in Early Season Publications

Rupp Arena will be the site of some great basketball action – Photo by Mike Cyrus

UK has opened every season under Calipari in the top 25

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Two early season publications point towards the Kentucky men’s basketball team once again being one of the top contenders during the 2017-18 season. Blue Ribbon’s College Basketball Yearbook posted the Wildcats at No. 5 in its preseason rankings, while Athlon voted UK at No. 6. Continue reading Kentucky Ranked in Top 10 in Early Season Publications

UK Men’s Basketball Pro Day Set for Oct. 8 in Rupp Arena

UK’s 2018 squad will have a tough time matching the 2017 edition of the the UK Wildcats – Photo by Brendon Miller

The Kentucky practice will be televised live on the SEC Network
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball’s annual Pro Day, which provides NBA teams with an up-close look at the current Wildcats’ roster, has been set for Oct. 8 in Rupp Arena. Continue reading UK Men’s Basketball Pro Day Set for Oct. 8 in Rupp Arena

UK – ‘Teaming Up For Texas’ Raises $1 Million for Harvey Victims

Funds generated from Sunday’s telethon will assist American Red Cross’ relief efforts

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Nation proved Sunday that its passion goes far beyond just the athletic fields.

Answering a call to action from John and Ellen Calipari, Joe and Kelly Craft, and the Kentucky men’s basketball team, viewers and participants of Sunday’s “Teaming Up For Texas” telethon helped generate $1 million (with matching funds) to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to aid in the relief efforts in Texas and to benefit the victims of the catastrophic storm. Continue reading UK – ‘Teaming Up For Texas’ Raises $1 Million for Harvey Victims

UK MBB to Host Telethon for Hurricane Harvey Victims on Sunday

“Teaming Up For Texas” will air Sunday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on WKYT and its affiliates

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Humbled by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, John and Ellen Calipari, Joe and Kelly Craft, and the Kentucky men’s basketball team – in conjunction with WKYT – will host a telethon Sunday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on WKYT and its affiliates across the state. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to benefit the victims of the catastrophic storm. Continue reading UK MBB to Host Telethon for Hurricane Harvey Victims on Sunday

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UK Basketball – SEC Slate Completes 2017-18 Men’s Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Men’s Basketball Schedule

Reigning SEC champions are seeking their fourth straight conference title
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The 2017-18 Kentucky men’s basketball schedule is now complete as the league office announced the upcoming conference slate Thursday. The Wildcats are seeking their fourth consecutive regular-season league crown and sixth under ninth-year head coach John Calipari. Continue reading UK Basketball – SEC Slate Completes 2017-18 Men’s Basketball Schedule

UK Basketball – Basketball in August?

2017 UK Alumni Game – Photo by John Sims

“Jon Hood (2010-14) to Heshimu Evans (1997-99) to Shagari Alleyne (2004-06) for the dunk!” Did you ever think you’d here a line like that?  Imagine if you could choose your dream team of UK Basketball players, from different decades, invite them all back to Lexington and have one historic night at Rupp. That dream came true last night with two amazing games in Rupp Arena. Continue reading UK Basketball – Basketball in August?

Rosters for 2017 UK Legends Game Announced

Tickets for both the UK Alumni Charity Game and Legends Game are currently on sale

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Rosters for the 2017 UK Legends Game, which will be held Aug. 25 in Rupp Arena in conjunction with the UK Alumni Charity Game, were announced Monday. Twenty players are expected to suit up for the Legends Game at 7 p.m., with others, including current NBA players, playing in the UK Alumni Charity Game at 8 p.m. Continue reading Rosters for 2017 UK Legends Game Announced