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Kentucky to debut fresh blood vs. Morehead State – all you need to know

Kentucky tips off the 2020-21 season on Wednesday evening against Morehead State in the first game of the Bluegrass Showcase.

Wed., Nov. 25 – 6 p.m. ET
Rupp Arena
Lexington, Ky.
Game Notes: UK (PDF) | MSU (PDF)
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TV: SEC Network
Radio: Sports Network
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The Kentucky basketball team is used to starting over, and this season is no different as the No. 10 Wildcats open the slate against visiting Morehead State on Wednesday.

Six underclassmen from last season's team entered the NBA draft — three were selected — so it again will be a sea of new faces when Kentucky takes the court at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

Sophomore forward Keion Brooks Jr. is the lone returner who was part of the rotation last season. Brooks averaged 15.1 minutes while contributing 4.5 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

Brooks is now a team leader after the departures of first-round draft choices Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley, second-round selection Nick Richards and the undrafted trio of Ashton Hagans, EJ Montgomery and Nate Sestina. In addition, reserve Johnny Juzang transferred to UCLA.

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