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North Carolina game is sold out but tickets available for next 3 games

The - basketball game on Dec. 5 at Rupp Arena has been sold out, according to the UK Ticket Office.  Tickets for the Miami (Nov. 16), Sam Houston State (Nov. 19) and Rider (Nov. 21) games will be available for purchase. Students may buy up to four additional guest tickets.  If any tickets remain, they will be available for the public to purchase beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday at and  The remaining upper-level tickes will cost $28.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.


On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.


On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.


On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.


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