It was announced today that tickets for the annual season-opening men's and women's basketball practice will be distributed on Oct. 1 at 7 a.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue. Tickets will also be available online at that time at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Once again, tickets are free and will be limited to two per household.
Madness itself will take place Friday, Oct. 14, at Rupp Arena. Times and information about television and radio coverage have not yet been announced.
Fans wishing to line up for tickets at Memorial will not be able to begin doing so until Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 a.m. Restroom facilities will be made available, but propane tanks, other open flames, alcoholic beverages and tobacco are prohibited.