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Kentucky releases non-conference schedule
Posted May 1, 2013
Kentucky revealed the non-conference portion of its 2013-14 men's basketball schedule on Wednesday, a challenging slate that includes matchups with programs like Baylor, Louisville, Michigan State and North Carolina, as well as the creation of the Bill Keightley Classsic.
revealed the non-conference portion of its 2013-14 men's basketball schedule on Wednesday, a challenging slate that includes matchups with programs like
, as well as the creation of the Bill Keightley Classic.
The regular season will open on Nov. 8 against UNC-Asheville at Rupp Arena, followed by another home game on Nov. 10 against Northern Kentucky. The Norse are making the move to Division I next season and will jump right into the fray with games against two of the top three winningest programs in history: UK and North Carolina.
For the third straight year, UK will participate in the State Farm Champions Classic, taking on Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans on Nov. 12 in Chicago.
The Wildcats will return home for four straight games as a part of the Keightley Classic beginning on Nov. 17 with Robert Morris, the team that ended UK's 2012-13 season in the NIT. The rest of the tournament -- named in honor of former UK equipment manager Bill Keightley, aka "Mr. Wildcat" -- includes games against Texas-Arlington (Nov. 19), Cleveland State (Nov. 25) and
(Nov. 27), which is co-hosting the event. All of UK's games will come in Rupp Arena.
Kentucky ushers in December with a pair of high-profile, neutral-site games. On Dec. 1 the Cats will face
at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. On Dec. 6, they'll head to the Lone Star State for a matchup with Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The game will be part of a doubleheader featuring both the men’s and women’s teams against the Bears.
The Cats return to Rupp Arena on Dec. 10 against
before renewing the annual rivalry with North Carolina on Dec. 14 in Chapel Hill, N.C.
John Calipari's squad closes out the calendar year in Rupp Arena with a Dec. 21 matchup against NCAA tourney squad Belmont before Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals come to Lexington on Dec. 28 for a highly-anticipated matchup between the last two national champions.
Beginning in January, the Cats will face an 18-game Southeastern Conference schedule with nine home games and nine road games. The conference schedule will be announced at a later date.
Kentucky will also have a pair of exhibition games. The first will be Nov. 1 against crosstown neighbors Transylvania, followed by a matchup against Montevallo on Nov. 4.
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