The #1 Kentucky Wildcats have their season opener tonight vs. UNC Asheville in Rupp Arena on Fox Sports South at 7pm eastern.
Dave Baker and Larry Conley are the announcers for tonight’s game. Tom Werme is the sideline reporter.
Here is a look at tonight’s contest:
Kentucky Basketbal opens the 2013-14 campaign at home against UNC Asheville. The Wildcats are 90-19 all-time in season openers, and a perfect 4-0 under the direction of John Calipari.
UK is 3-0 all-time against UNC Asheville. The last meeting came during John Calipari’s first season as coach of the Cats a 94-57 Wildcat victory.
UNC Asheville returns two starters from last year’s club in senior guard Trent Meyer (9.7 ppg, 125 assists, 64 steals) and sophomore forward Will Weeks (9.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 59.4 FG%). Weeks was named to the Big South All-Freshman team a year ago.
UNC Asheville placed four players in doubles figures en route to an 86-45 exhibition game win over visiting Brevard College Monday night at Kimmel Arena.
First-year head coach Nick McDevitt will make his coaching debut against the No. 1 ranked Wildcats.
Here are the possible starting lineups for tonight. ( My guess Andrew Harrison will start in place of Jarrod Polson)