Kentucky faces Stephen F. Austin in season opener – all you need to know

And they’re off.
 
In a state that loves its horse racing and its basketball, those three words together are as exciting as any. For the 2016-17 Kentucky men’s basketball team, they’re appropriate to describe the breakneck pace at which the Wildcats will play this season, not to mention how their schedule starts.
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STEPHEN F. AUSTIN AT KENTUCKY
Fri., Nov. 11 – 7 p.m. ET
Rupp Arena
Lexington, Ky.
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“We probably did overschedule,” Coach Cal said Thursday afternoon. “You talk about some of the teams that we’re playing and even your first game is against a team that’s been to three NCAA Tournaments back-to-back-to-back who will come in here with the idea of their beating a young team.”
 
Friday’s season opener against Stephen F. Austin (0-0) will pit two teams looking to answer questions after losing plenty of firepower from a year ago.

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Walter Cornett, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.