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Louisville’s conference schedule finally arrives, ACC home debut set for Dec. 16 against N.C. State

Chris Mack and the Cardinals have the ACC portion of the schedule mostly set. (UofL photo) By Russ Brown Kentucky Today It took much longer than usual due to complications from the coronavirus pandemic, but Louisville’s 2020-21 basketball schedule was finally released Tuesday morning, providing the first look at the Cardinals’ 20-game Atlantic Coast Conference schedule. However, it’s...

John Calipari says challenging schedule will be a ‘great test’ for young basketball Wildcats

John Calipari and the Wildcats will open the season against Morehead State on Nov. 25 at Rupp Arena. (UK photo) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky’s basketball schedule is finally set. The Wildcats unveiled a schedule that will feature nine non-conference games and 18 Southeastern Conference encounters beginning Nov. 25 against Morehead State in the Bluegrass Showcase at Rupp Arena. The...

Calipari says date set for UK-Louisville game; UK coach has other options if Mack, UofL opt out

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The date and time is set for Kentucky’s annual rivalry game with Louisville this season. “We have the date and the time and unless that changes, if they choose not to play, then we’ll plug in another team,” Kentucky head coach John Calipari said. “We already had that team set. So, where we are, you guys know I like to be ahead of this. You’re not going...

Keith Taylor: Football is back, and it looks like a break-even season for UK against tough SEC

Kentucky will step into unchartered water and right into Southeastern Conference play when the season kicks off this Saturday at Auburn. After weeks and months of debate, the Wildcats will join the rest of the league and provide a dose of normalcy as the nation recovers from a pandemic that has crippled sports and society as a whole since March. What remains to be seen is if the conference can complete...

Mack excited, Louisville players ‘relieved’ to finally have tipoff date for upcoming basketball season

By Russ Brown Kentucky Today Louisville basketball coach Chris Mack will be dealing with some massive scheduling headaches for the 2020-21 season during the next week or so, but he’s not complaining. Far from it. Mack was just glad to get the news Wednesday night that the NCAA had finally decided when teams can tip off the season, bumping the starting day back two weeks from Nov. 10 to Nov. 25...

EKU administration defies Ohio Valley Conference, announces eight-game football schedule for this fall

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Eastern Kentucky University has released an eight-game football schedule, a week after the Ohio Valley Conference postponed its league contests for the upcoming season. The revised schedule features home games against Central Arkansas, Stephen F. Austin and Western Carolina. The Colonels will open the season on Sept. 5 at Marshall, followed by another road game at West...