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Calipari offers new details on UK Alumni Charity Game

John Calipari - photo by Walter Cornett |

– photo by Walter Cornett |

John Calipari revealed a little more today about the Alumni Charity Game on Sept. 15 at Rupp Arena – and the game between nine members of the 1996 UK national championship team and a group of campers from the John Calipari Fantasy Experience. Doors open at 11 a.m. with the alumni game tipping off at 2 p.m.  The won't allow UK to promote the names of active players participating in the alumni game, but Calipari said most of the former Cats will be there. Also, Derek Anderson, , , , , and are confirmed '96 guys who'll participate in the earlier game.  Tickets for the alumni game are on sale at (or by phone at 800.745.3000) for $20 upper level, $40 lower level, $100 premium lower level. All proceeds go to charity and here's what Calipari had to say today about how that's going to be doled out …


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On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.


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