LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – The University of Kentucky has released its non-conference men’s basketball schedule which features meetings with some of biggest names in college basketball.
UK will host two pre-season games featuring teams from the Bluegrass - Pikeville on November 2 and Georgetown on November 7 - and will play 10 of their first 11 regular season games in Rupp Arena. The Cats will travel for the first time to play Kansas in the Champions Classic on November 18 in Indianapolis.
Other non-conference home games of note are December 5 against Texas in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge and the December 13 matchup against North Carolina at Rupp. One week later, the Cats will play UCLA in Chicago in the CBS Sports Classic before playing their first true road game at the KFC Yum! Center against in-state rival Louisville.
The first game action for the Wildcats will come August 10 to 17 when they play six games in Puerto Rico.
To view the full non-conference schedule, click here.
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