Time Set for UK-St. John's Basketball Game
Aug. 10, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky-St. John’s basketball game in the inaugural Big East/SEC Challenge has been set for a 7:30 p.m. ET tipoff in Rupp Arena on ESPN2 as announced by ESPN on Wednesday.
The Big East/SEC Challenge will feature all 12 schools in the SEC going up against 12 schools from the Big East over a three-day period beginning Dec. 1.
The Wildcats lead the all-time series against the Red Storm 10-5. However, the two haven’t met since the season opener of the 2000-01 season, a game won by St. John’s 62-61 in New York. The two haven’t met in Lexington since the 1979 season.
The event title will alternate to the SEC/Big East Challenge in 2012 and be played Thursday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 1. SEC teams will alternate home and away games.
|Thu, Dec 1||7 p.m.||Providence at South Carolina||ESPNU|
|7:30 p.m.||St. John's at Kentucky||ESPN2/ESPN3.com|
|9 p.m.||Mississippi at DePaul||ESPNU|
|9:30 p.m.||Georgetown at Alabama||ESPN2/ESPN3.com|
|Fri, Dec 2||6:30 p.m.||Florida at Syracuse||ESPN / ESPN3.com|
|7 p.m.||Cincinnati at Georgia||ESPNU|
|8:30 p.m.||Vanderbilt at Louisville||ESPN / ESPN3.com|
|9 p.m.||Auburn at Seton Hall||ESPNU|
|Sat, Dec 3||3:15 p.m.||Arkansas at Connecticut||ESPN/ESPN3.com|
|5:15 p.m.||Pittsburgh at Tennessee||ESPN/ESPN3.com|
|7 p.m.||LSU at Rutgers||ESPNU|
|9 p.m.||West Virginia at Mississippi State||ESPNU|