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The Big Blue Road Trip: Raleigh

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We stopped in Raleigh, North Carolina to hang out with the alumni club in the area. We watched the game at a place called Tobacco Road Sports Café (which isn’t actually on Tobacco Road for those keeping track), where the staff gives UK fans a large room during watch parties.

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Raleigh is located next to three universities with storied basketball programs: North Carolina, Duke, and North Carolina State. Even though these schools surround Raleigh, there is still a pretty big group of Cats fans in the area. We probably had around 100 people at the watch party on Saturday.

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Tobacco Road takes pretty good care of the Cats fans. They hang up banners and flags during games and had a “Kentucky Hot Brown” as their special for the day. Next year, when the restaurant moves to a bigger location, UK fans will have their own room.

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We had a great time with the Raleigh Alumni Club. If you’re in the city and need a place to watch a UK game, head on out to Tobacco Road!

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Article written by Keifer Winings