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Kentucky to play Monmouth in Citi Hoops Classic in the Garden

New details have emerged regarding Kentucky’s December basketball game against Monmouth in New York City, including how and when to purchase tickets for the event.

The game was officially introduced today as the Citi Hoops Classic, set for Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is set for noon.

“This is a great opportunity to play a strong and up and coming team in a historic venue,” John Calipari said of the game. “We love coming to New York and look forward to seeing the Big Blue Nation in full force out east. I’m always excited to partner with Citi to bring great basketball to the fans.”

Tickets for the event go on sale to the general public on August 25, but Citi cardmembers can go ahead and purchase their tickets today through August 24 on

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

3 Comments for Kentucky to play Monmouth in Citi Hoops Classic in the Garden

  1. CadizCat
    1:17 pm August 15, 2017 Permalink

    This should help us get Bamba…oh wait….

  2. ukcamel
    1:41 pm August 15, 2017 Permalink

    We play a game in NYC almost every year, so not sure what you’re getting at….

  3. Joe B. Y'all
    4:32 pm August 15, 2017 Permalink

    Pregame at Dempseys at 9am? 😜