The #1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats (1-0) face off with instate foe Northern Kentucky (0-1) today at Rupp Arena on Fox Sports South at 4pm eastern.
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The announcers for today’s contest are Dave Baker and Larry Conley. The sideline reporter is Tom Werme.
Here is the background info for the Kentucky Basketball Wildcats’ second game of the season.
NKU is entering its second season of competing at the NCAA Division I level and is coming off a heartbreaking buzzer-beater loss at Purdue by a 77-76 score on Friday. The Norse posted an 11-16 overall record last season and finished 9-9 in Atlantic Sun Conference play.
Today’s matchup against Northern Kentucky will be the first in program history.
Kentucky opened the 2013-14 campaign at home with a win over UNC Asheville. The Wildcats are now 91-19 all-time in season openers, and a perfect 5-0 under the direction of John Calipari.
Ronnie Johnson made a pair of free throws with 13.4 seconds remaining in the game to give Purdue the lead, and the Boilermakers survived two last-second attempts by Northern Kentucky to hold on for a 77-76 victory on Friday night.
Here are today’s projected starters: