UK Basketball 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/20/13) – The Southeastern Conference announced its 18-game men’s basketball schedule for the 2013-14 season Tuesday morning and UK’s slate is highlighted by traditional rival home games with Tennessee and Florida.
 
Kentucky will play a league-leading 14 conference games on national television (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or CBS). In addition to the SEC schedule, updated time and television information for the Robert Morris, Boise State, North Carolina and Louisville games has been released as well. Television information and start times for the remainder of the schedule will be released at a later date.
 
UK’s conference schedule opens at home in the friendly confines of Rupp Arena where UK is 67-2 and 32-1 in league play under fifth-year head coach John Calipari. The Wildcats kick off the conference home schedule against Mississippi State on Jan. 8. The game will tip at 8 p.m. ET and air on the SEC Network.

The Blue and White will then make a two-game road swing at Vanderbilt and then on to Arkansas. UK and the Commodores will tip at either 1 or 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS on Jan. 11. The Arkansas game is slated for Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
 
Kentucky will return home on Jan. 18 to kick start a three-game home stand. UK takes on Tennessee in the school’s lone meeting of the season. Game time is set for noon ET on CBS. Texas A&M makes a return trip to the Bluegrass on Jan. 21 (9 p.m. ET, ESPN). The Wildcats wrap up the swing with Georgia on Jan. 25 (1:30 p.m. ET, SEC Network).
 
UK takes to the road for five of the next seven beginning at LSU on Jan. 28. Kentucky will tangle with the Tigers at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. Kentucky then travels to Columbia, Mo., on Feb. 1 (1 p.m. ET, CBS). It will mark UK’s first visit since Missouri became a member of the SEC.
 
Kentucky breaks up the road swing with a lone home date vs. Ole Miss on Feb. 4. The Rebels and Cats will tip at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Calipari’s squad will then venture for a pair of road games slated to air on the SEC Network. Up first is Mississippi State on Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. ET, and Auburn on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. ET.
 
UK’s first matchup against Florida is set for a national audience with ESPN’s College GameDay slated to visit Rupp on Feb. 15. Tip between the Cats and Gators is set for 9 p.m. ET.
 
The Wildcats wrap up the five-of-seven stretch on the road at Ole Miss on Feb. 18. That game is set for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
 
Kentucky then plays three of the final five games at home. LSU makes a return trip to Rupp on Feb. 22 (4 p.m. ET, ESPN/2). Arkansas also visits Rupp for the first time in two seasons on Feb. 27 with a 7 p.m. ET tip on either ESPN or ESPN2.
 
UK will then travel to South Carolina on March 1 for the teams’ lone meeting of the season. The game will tip off at 6 p.m. ET on either ESPN or ESPN2.
 
Senior Day festivities will see the Wildcats host Alabama in the home season finale on March 4. Game time is set for 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
 
Kentucky will conclude its 2013-14 conference slate at Florida on March 8 at noon ET on CBS.
 
The SEC Tournament will be held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, with the semifinals and championship game being broadcast nationally on ABC. The SEC Network will televise the tournament games on Wednesday and Thursday in addition to the Friday night games. ESPNU will televise the two afternoon games on Friday at the tournament which is set for March 12-16.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5679

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5332

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5112

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5041

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4233

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4018

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13585

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11574

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2781

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1837

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1490

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1267

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1082

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 945

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 882

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 28, 2015 823

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 27, 2015 803

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher
March 28, 2015 799

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News