UK stars to take on Calipari and Dominican National team

By Kent Taylor

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Wednesday night on Twitter, UK basketball coach John Calipari announced an exhibition game on August 15, in Rupp Arena that will feature former Cats taking on Calipari and the Dominican Republic National team that his is coaching.

John Wall, Rajon Rondo, Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Tayshaun Prince, Keith Bogans, Nazr Mohammed and Jodie Meeks will play for a team of former UK stars. That team will be coached by former Cats head coach Joe B. Hall and former UK big man Sam Bowie.

The Dominican team will include former U of L star Francisco Garcia, as well as Al Horford and Charlie Villanueva.

Tickets info is expected by the end of the week.

The game will tip off at 7:30  p.m. Calipari's last loss in Rupp Arena came in December of 1991 when he was coaching UMass against the Cats.

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