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December 31, 2020

Kentucky WBB moves Alabama, Tennessee games to Rupp

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am December 31, 2020 12/31/20

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The Kentucky Women’s Basketball team will play at Rupp Arena this season after all. UK Athletics just announced it is moving the women’s home games vs. Alabama (Jan. 28) and Tennessee (Feb. 11) to Rupp to help relieve a crowded Memorial Coliseum event schedule now that the gymnastics and volleyball teams are set to begin…

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November 24, 2020

UK confirms concession stands will be closed at Rupp, Memorial

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:49pm November 24, 2020 11/24/20

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Fans of Rupp Arena ice cream, I’ve got some bad news. UK just confirmed that concession stands at Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum will be closed until further notice in accordance with Governor Andy Beshear’s ban on indoor dining. Fans will not be allowed to bring their own food or drink to either venue, and must…

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November 23, 2020

New Gameday Protocols for Rupp Arena, Memorial Coliseum

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm November 23, 2020 11/23/20

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On Wednesday, both the men’s and women’s basketball seasons will tip off, with the men facing Morehead State at Rupp Arena and the women hosting Murray State in Memorial Coliseum. Due to COVID-19, both venues will be limited to 15% capacity with many new game-day protocols in place to provide the healthiest game-day experience for…

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October 13, 2020

Rupp Arena’s first concert back is…Three 6 Mafia

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am October 13, 2020 10/13/20

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Rupp Arena has not hosted a concert since the pandemic shut everything down in March. In December, that will change. This morning, it was announced that the first concert back at Rupp will be Three 6 Mafia featuring special guest Project Pat on December 11. Rupp’s capacity will be limited to 15%, so 3,152 patrons…

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October 8, 2020

LOOK: There was a fire next to Rupp Arena today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:16pm October 8, 2020 10/8/20 Comments Disabled

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In yet another sign of the impending apocalypse, there was a fire in the convention center adjacent to Rupp Arena this afternoon. Our intrepid reporter Drew Franklin has photos of the blaze, which was located at the Central Bank Center. According to the Herald-Leader public safety account, the fire is now out. The hoses are…

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May 12, 2020

Rupp Arena expansion continues despite Central Bank Center budget woes

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm May 12, 2020 5/12/20 Comments Disabled

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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, concerts, conventions, and sporting events have been put on hold or canceled, leading to huge budget shortfalls for venues worldwide. One of those venues is one we all know very well, Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center. Rupp and the adjacent convention center are currently in the middle of a…

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January 16, 2020

Mitch Barnhart, Chip Rupp discuss name changes to Rupp Arena, Lexington Center

Drew Franklin 7:00pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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Once the news of Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center was announced during a press conference in the Rupp Arena lobby I mean the Rupp Arena At Central Bank Center lobby, UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart commented on the partnership with Central Bank and the thought process behind Rupp Arena’s name change. Chip Rupp, the…

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