By Kent Taylor
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - U.K. fans in Louisville will get a chance to show just how much they love the Cats. A second exhibition game between U.K. legends and the Dominican National team, coached by John Calipari, has been set for Tuesday, August 16, in the KFC YUM! Center.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 5, at 10 a.m. If the sales go as expected the game will happen.
WAVE 3 Sports has learned that the U.K. roster will include Rajon Rondo, John Wall, Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Nazr Mohammed, and others, with Brandon Knight and Josh Harrellson also expected to play. Knight and Harrellson have not been mentioned as part of the rosters for the first game in Rupp Arena. The Dominican National team includes former U of L players Francisco Garcia and Edgar Sosa, as well as N.B.A. players Al Horford and Charlie Villanueva and Eloy Vargas of U.K.
Officials confirmed on Tuesday night that the August 15 game in Rupp is a sellout.
Ticket prices are a little steep in the KFC YUM! Center, $105 for reserved lower level seats, in the first 12 rows. All other tickets will be $37. There is a limit of 12 tickets per order.
Tickets will be available at the KFC YUM! Center ticket office, at Ticketmaster outlets and at www.ticketmaster.com.