UK Men’s Basketball Game Time vs. NJIT Moved to 8 p.m.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball home game vs. NJIT on Nov. 14 has been moved to an 8 p.m. ET tipoff. The game was originally slated for a 7 p.m. start, but officials have pushed back the start time an hour to accommodate fans who are watching the 4 p.m. Kentucky football game vs. Vanderbilt.

Rupp Arena doors will open at 6:30 p.m. 

Upper-level tickets for the game are still available for $47. Tickets can be purchased through the following options: 

  • Calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000
  • Statewide Ticketmaster outlets
  • Calling (800.928.2287) or visiting the UK Ticket Office (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Calling (859.233.3535) or visiting the Rupp Arena Box Office (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Kentucky and NJIT will meet for the first time in program history in UK’s second game in as many days. The Highlanders are coming off of a 21-12 overall season and an appearance in the semifinals of the Postseason Tournament. 

The game will air live on SEC Network + available only online or through the WatchESPN app. 

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