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February 22, 2020

John Wall will return to Rupp Arena for the Florida game

Nick Roush 3:45pm February 22, 2020 2/22/20

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John Wall is back in the Bluegrass. Coach Calipari’s first point guard at the University of Kentucky will be in the Rupp Arena stands Saturday night when the Wildcats take on the Gators. Wall is still recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered almost a year ago. Even though he’s not traveling with the…

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February 21, 2020

Stand up, Rupp: Quickley on the importance of the fans in Rupp Arena

Drew Franklin 4:00pm February 21, 2020 2/21/20

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Earlier this week, John Calipari asked Big Blue Nation to stand for the final five minutes in each of the remaining home games in Rupp Arena, beginning tomorrow night with second-place Florida in town. “We got three big time games at home left,” Calipari said on his Wednesday night call-in show. “Whatever the score is…

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February 14, 2020

Ole Miss has not won at Rupp Arena since 1998

Nick Roush 1:00pm February 14, 2020 2/14/20

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Kentucky and Ole Miss began playing basketball against each other in 1925. In the 95 years since that first game at Alumni Gymnasium, the Rebels have defeated the Wildcats only 13 times. The last time they took down Kentucky in Lexington it was 1998. Tubby Smith’s first season as the Wildcats’ head coach, the Valentine’s…

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January 16, 2020

Rupp Arena complex renamed “Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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As expected, this morning’s press conference at Rupp Arena was about naming rights. Central Bank has purchased the naming rights to the Lexington Center adjacent to Rupp Arena, so Kentucky Basketball’s home will now be known as “Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center.”  Here is the graphic from Central Bank: UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart…

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December 15, 2019

Fans of the Big Blue Nation Were at Their Best on Sunday

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm December 15, 2019 12/15/19

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There are only a few times a year you can watch a live sporting event that contains enough emotion and energy forceful enough to be inked inside of your brain forever. Someone can go to 100 basketball games at Rupp Arena in their lifetime and experience this phenomenon only a handful of times; blowout wins,…

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December 7, 2019

Kentucky won its 600th game in Rupp Arena

Drew Franklin 6:25pm December 7, 2019 12/7/19

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The Wildcats hit a milestone on Saturday with the 83-52 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson. The win was the program’s 600th in Rupp Arena, which set a new record for fastest run to 600 wins in a venue. And with that we're the fastest to reach 600 wins in a venue in @NCAA DI MBB history.…

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December 3, 2019

The United Nations Security Council will attend a Kentucky basketball game

Nick Roush 3:00pm December 3, 2019 12/3/19

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Rupp Arena is the home of the greatest tradition in all of college basketball. For one afternoon in December it will also be home to the world’s largest peacekeeping entity. This month the United Nations Security Council will leave the friendly confines of New York City to travel to Washington D.C. and Kentucky, the home…

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November 22, 2019

After low turnout, Calipari urges season-ticket holders to pack Rupp Arena

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm November 22, 2019 11/22/19

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Attendance at Rupp Arena for Kentucky’s first three home games has been…underwhelming, to say the least. The turnout has been so bad that John Calipari sent a video to season-ticket holders this morning urging them to show up, which Oscar Combs was kind enough to share on Twitter. “Alright guys, here we go again. Typical…

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November 21, 2019

eRupption Zone tickets available for Lamar, UAB games

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm November 21, 2019 11/21/19 Comments Disabled

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Have you ever wanted to see a game from the eRupption Zone? Next week is your chance. With students off for Thanksgiving break, Kentucky is opening the eRupption Zone to the public for the Lamar (Sunday) and UAB (Nov. 29) games. Tickets are $15 each (cash only) and limited to one per person (must be present at…

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October 17, 2019

Tennessee’s Jordan Bowden isn’t wrong about Rupp Arena

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am October 17, 2019 10/17/19

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I love Rupp Arena. You love Rupp Arena. We all love Rupp Arena. But, we can admit that for the majority of games, it isn’t exactly the most intimidating place in college basketball. Yesterday at SEC Basketball Media Day, Tennessee’s Jordan Bowden said as much, telling me that Arkansas’ Bud Walton Arena is a much…

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