Kentucky Wildcats will play Providence on December 1, 2013 in the Barclays Center

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown |
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown |

The Barclays Center announced “multi-year agreements” to host the Wildcats and Maryland going forward.  On Nov. 9, Kentucky and Maryland opened the college season at the new Barclays Center, with the Wildcats winning a close one, 72-69.

Next year, the Wildcats and their five McDonald’s All-Americans will face a young team Dec. 1, while Maryland will also play a game TBD.

’s 2013 class features McDonald’s and Jordan Brand  Andrew and Aaron Harrison, Dakari Johnson, and  .Those five will play in the Jordan Game April 13 at Barclays, too.

“We are excited to return to Barclays Center next year to play Providence,” said Head Coach John Calipari. “This season’s game against Maryland was an Tournament environment in November. It’s a great building and a great city. We’re looking forward to being back in Brooklyn next season and beyond.”

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