UK Basketball 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/14/13) – For the fifth time in program history, and the second consecutive year, the ESPN College GameDay tour will visit Kentucky’s historic Rupp Arena for a weekly installment of the popular college basketball preview show. ESPN has selected the Florida-Kentucky matchup on Feb. 15 as one of its eight College GameDay stops during the 2013-14 season.
 
The conference game between Kentucky and Florida is slated for a 9 p.m. ET tip on ESPN. The show will air live at 11 a.m. ET and again later that day at 8 p.m. ET leading into the opening tip.

Since its inception during the 2004-05 season, College GameDay has featured the Wildcats eight total times, including this year’s upcoming appearance. This will mark Florida’s sixth overall appearance in its school’s history.
 
GameDay last visited Rupp Arena during the 2012-13 season when the Wildcats hosted the Missouri Tigers. The game didn’t disappoint with UK posting an exciting 90-83 overtime win. The Blue and White own a 4-0 record on days when it is featured by the GameDay crew under John Calipari’s direction and has been selected for the show in each year of Calipari’s tenure at UK.
 
Last year, a crowd of 15,087 attended the morning GameDay show, the second largest ever. UK also holds the record for the largest crowd in GameDay history of 22,144, set on Feb. 13, 2010.

The Wildcats have faced Florida in three of their seven previous GameDay appearances, with the other meetings coming against Missouri (2013), Vanderbilt (2012), Tennessee (2010) and Mississippi State (2005).
 
Entering its 10th season, ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm – the eight-week Saturday morning and evening college basketball program originating from the site of ESPN’s Saturday Primetime Presented by DIRECTV telecast – begins  Jan. 18 with a special split-site show. The first hour begins at 10 a.m. ET on ESPNU, continuing at 11 a.m. on ESPN with a one-hour evening edition leading into the Saturday Primetime game-of-the-week on ESPN.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by John Hayden (UK Athletics)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject for Questioning

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — Madisonville Police are looking for the public's assistance in gathering information… Read More

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with Memories

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — The fifth annual Madisonville 4th Fest officially began on June 30 with Praise in the Park… Read More
1 DOW 17,757.91
+138.40 (0.79%)    
2 S&P 2,077.42
+14.31 (0.69%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,013.12
+26.26 (0.53%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 8967

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 25, 2015 4468

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4432

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3411

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3367

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44903

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11286

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

July 02, 2015 8967

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3367

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 3281

Earlington Man Faces Multiple Charges after…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 2137

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1411

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1391

KRS Accounting Fraud Created Pension Crisis

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 30, 2015 1317

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1139

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1006

Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 01, 2015 1001

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News