Kentucky Takes Over SEC Network July 4
Fans will be able to relive memorable contests and see their favorite Wildcat stars in all-day programming
LEXINGTON, Ky. – SEC Network Takeover (#SECNTakeover) continues on Saturday, July 4 with the Kentucky Wildcats taking over the national television network for 24 hours. With the help of men’s basketball head coach John Calipari and football head coach Mark Stoops, Kentucky will showcase 13 memorable events from the vault* to relive with fans. The day’s programming will also include a feature spotlighting UK volleyball’s two-week trip to China and the Big Blue (P)Review Show.
In addition to taking over the programming portion of the SEC Network, fans will also have the chance to hear from Calipari and Stoops on social media. The two head coaches will add their take to the @SECNetwork Twitter handle throughout the day.
“As the Big Blue Nation celebrates Independence Day, Wildcat fans will enjoy reliving some of our greatest triumphs of recent years,” said Mitch Barnhart, UK Director of Athletics. “From dominant victories to last-second thrillers, along with some special event programming, UK Takeover Day on the Fourth of July will be a blast!”
Kentucky #SECNTakeover Schedule Includes:
Time (ET) Programming
Midnight 2011 Kentucky vs. Kansas (Men’s Basketball)
2 a.m. 2012 Kentucky vs. Tennessee (Volleyball)
3:30 a.m. 2015 Kentucky vs. Auburn (Gymnastics)
5 a.m. 2014 Kentucky vs. Florida (Women’s Soccer)
7 a.m. 2010 Kentucky vs. Mississippi State (Men’s Basketball)
9 a.m. 2012 Kentucky vs. South Carolina (Baseball)
11 a.m. Big Blue InterNATIONal: Kentucky Volleyball to China
11:30 a.m. Big Blue (P)Review
Noon 2014 Kentucky vs. LSU (Softball)
2 p.m. 2015 Kentucky vs. South Carolina (Women’s Basketball)
4 p.m. 2014 Kentucky vs. Kansas (Men’s Basketball)
6 p.m. 2007 Kentucky vs. Louisville (Football)
8 p.m. 2014 Kentucky vs. South Carolina (Football)
10 p.m. 2014 Kentucky vs. Louisville (Men’s Basketball)
(schedule subject to change)
*Takeover schedules were created from available television inventory; NCAA Championships were not available for re-air.
About the SEC Network Takeover
The SEC Network Takeover is a two-week programming initiative dedicated to airing programming selected by Southeastern Conference schools. All 14 schools will craft their own 24-hour schedule which may include classic game films, ESPN original content and some school-produced content. In addition to delivering the ultimate day of television for their fan-base, the takeover includes SEC Network’s twitter handle (@SECNetwork).
Official release from UK sports information