UK to fight road wars

UK to fight road wars

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 1:12 pm

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A New Year’s Eve showdown with rival Louisville and a trip to Hawaii highlight Kentucky’s 2010-11 basketball schedule.
Kentucky’s balanced schedule includes only 15 regular season home games at Rupp Arena, starting with the season-opener against East Tennessee State on Nov. 12. The Wildcats then head west for the Maui Invitational Nov. 22-24 before playing at North Carolina on Dec. 4.
Kentucky will take on Notre Dame at Freedom Hall on Dec. 8 then return to Louisville on Dec. 31 to play the Cardinals.
The Wildcats will begin defense of their Southeastern Conference title at Georgia on Jan. 8 and wrap up the regular season at Tennessee on March 6.
The Southeastern Con-ference tournament is slated to begin at March 10 in Atlanta.
It is to finish up on March 13 at the Georgia Dome.
Coach John Calipari said the schedule will prepare his young team for the NCAA Tournament.
UK Men’s Basketball
2010-11 Schedule
By The Associated Press
Nov. 1 — Pikeville (exhibition)
Nov. 5 — Dillard (exhibition)
Nov. 12 — East Tennessee State
Nov. 19 — vs. Portland
Nov. 22 — vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 23 — vs. Virginia/Washington
Nov. 24 — vs. TBA at Maui Invitational
Nov. 30 — Boston
Dec. 4 — at North Carolina
Dec. 8 — vs. Notre Dame
Dec. 11 — Indiana
Dec. 18 — Mississippi Valley State
Dec. 22 — Winthrop
Dec. 28 — Coppin State
Dec. 31 — at Louisville
Jan. 3 — Penn
Jan. 8 — at Georgia
Jan. 11 — Auburn
Jan. 15 — LSU
Jan. 18 — at Alabama
Jan. 22 — at South Carolina
Jan. 29 — Georgia
Feb. 1 — at Ole Miss
Feb. 5 — at Florida
Feb. 8 — Tennessee
Feb. 12 — at Vanderbilt
Feb. 15 — Mississippi State
Feb. 19 — South Carolina
Feb. 23 — at Arkansas
Feb. 26 — Florida
March 1 — Vanderbilt
March 6 — at Tennessee
March 10-13 — at SEC Tournament (Atlanta)

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