The University of Kentucky announced Virginia Tech will come to Rupp Arena on December 16.
A one-year deal with Hokies, Buzz Williams’ team enters this season coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance, Tech’s first in a decade. The Cats are 3-1 against the Hokies in four meetings. The last time the two teams met, Kentucky won 84-60 in the Second Round of the 1996 NCAA Tournament.
There are now five confirmed games on Kentucky’s 2017-18 schedule:
- November 14 vs. Kansas (Champions Classic in Chicago)
- December 2 vs. Harvard
- December 9 vs. Monmouth (Madison Square Garden)
- December 16 vs. Virginia Tech
- December 23 vs. UCLA (CBS Sports Classic in New Orleans)