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.
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