Tag Archive: Rupp Arena

Jan 06

eRUPPtion Zone tickets available

eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for Wednesday’s men’s basketball game against Mississippi State, which occurs during the university’s holiday break. The public will be allowed to start lining up for eRUPPtion Zone ticket sales Wednesday at 9 a.m. Tickets in the eRUPPtion Zone will be $5 each (cash only) and are …

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Aug 16

UK Basketball: Cats lead nation in attendance

LEXINGTON – For the eighth straight season and the 17th time in the last 18 years, Big Blue Nation showed that its appetite for basketball cannot be matched as Kentucky claimed the 2013 Division I basketball attendance title. A total of 415,775 fans watched the Cats post a 16-2 mark in Rupp Arena during the …

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Nov 17

Noel leading by example

Nerlens Noel is doing all the little things to help the Wildcats this season//Photo by Bill Thiry.

Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari made it clear Friday night that he wants his team to follow Nerlens Noel’s lead on the court. Noel scored 15 points on six of eight shooting from the floor in the Cats’101-49 victory over Lafayette in their home opener Friday night, but more than scoring, it’s the little …

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Nov 15

Calipari getting to know his team better

Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari is getting to know his team better. After the first two games — a win over Maryland, followed by a loss to Duke — he has a better idea of what it takes for his team to be successful “We are a post-up team, we are a pick-and-roll team. …

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Oct 23

Wiltjer doesn’t mind being a veteran

Only one prominent player from last year’s squad – Kyle Wiltjer – will be back on the court Wednesday night in Kentucky’s Blue-White Game set for 7 p.m. Wednesday night at Rupp Arena. Although a sophomore, Wiltjer is one of the veterans among a cast of newcomers who will attempt to emulate the success of …

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Aug 23

Charity basketball game set for Sept. 15 at Rupp Arena

LEXINGTON – On Sept. 15, the Big Blue Nation will have an opportunity to enjoy some of the top talent to come through the UK men’s basketball program in the last two decades when Kentucky hosts the 2012 UK Alumni Charity Game at Rupp Arena. Set to tip off at 2 p.m., the game will …

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Aug 21

Big Blue Madness tickets to be distributed Sept. 22

LEXINGTON – Tickets for Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 a.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is set for Friday, Oct. 12. Times …

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Feb 28

Ranking Kentucky’s top victories in 51-game home win streak

John Calipari is one win away from completing a third perfect season at Rupp Arena. Kentucky has won 51 straight home games, including 50 in a row at Rupp Arena. Calipari has presided over each of those victories, with the exception of the Wildcats’ 70-60 victory over UNLV in the opening round of the National …

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