ESPN College GameDay is headed back to Rupp Arena for the third straight year.
This morning, the GameDay crew announced they would be headed to Lexington to see Kentucky take on Kansas on January 26.
ESPN @CollegeGameDay is returning to Lexington next weekend for our SEC/Big 12 Challenge showdown vs. Kansas. We can’t wait. But business to take care of today first.
— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) January 19, 2019
Reece Davis, Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg will be in town to preview the two winningest teams in college basketball history, with Bulas, Dan Shulman and Maria Taylor calling the game.
As always, admission will be free and fans are encouraged to attend. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, with the gates opening at 9:00 a.m. and the live show starting at 11:00 a.m.
Signs will also be permitted at the show, though they are subject to screening for the telecast.
Students interested in attending ESPN College GameDay and/or the Kentucky-Kansas game are allowed to start lining up at the student gate no earlier than 5:00 a.m. Students attending both GameDay and the game itself will receive a numbered wristband and will be required to return to the student gate by 3:00 p.m., where they will be places in numbered order to get in when the gates open at 4:30 p.m.
We’ll see you there, BBN.