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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Fans will get an early look at the 2010-11 UK men's basketball team this season thanks to a three-game, three-day exhibition series in Windsor, Ontario beginning on Sunday.
The Wildcats will tip off the trip on Aug. 15 against the University of Windsor at 7 p.m. ET, followed by a 7 p.m. ET matchup against the Western Mustangs on Aug. 16. UK will close with an 11 a.m. ET rematch against Windsor on Aug. 17, with all three games being played at the St. Denis Centre in Windsor. Monday's game was moved back one hour to 7 p.m. ET for broadcast purposes.
Sunday's game is sold out and only a few tickets remain for Monday and Tuesday's contests. Advance tickets can be purchased by phone at 519.253.3000 ext. 2447 by Friday, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and youth, and $5 for children (12 and under). All seating is general admission.
UK fans without tickets to the games in Canada have a variety of broadcast options for keeping up with Kentucky's three-game, three-day exhibition series in Windsor. The Big Blue Sports Network will televise the games live on FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Ohio; WTVW-TV in Evansville, Ind.; WYMT-TV in Hazard; WSAZ-My Z in Huntington, W.Va.; WKAG-TV in Hopkinsville; WKYT-TV in Lexington; WMYO-TV in Louisville and WDKA-TV in Paducah/Cape Girardeau.
The games can be heard on radio in Lexington on WLAP-AM (630) and in Louisville on WHAS-AM (840).The Big Blue Sports Radio Network will also carry all three games; check for the affiliate in your area.
Fans can also view the games on the University of Kentucky website, www.UKathletics.com. The direct links for all three games are below:
Sunday, Aug. 15
: http://www.ukathletics.com/allaccess/index.html?media=184868Monday, Aug. 16
: http://www.ukathletics.com/allaccess/index.html?media=184867Tuesday, Aug. 17
The series marks the first time UK has traveled north of the border and the first time since 1995 that Kentucky will play an exhibition schedule prior to the season. UK traveled to Italy that year and went 4-1, followed by its run to the 1996 national championship.
The Windsor Lancers finished the 2010 season with a 17-5 record en route to the Ontario University Athletics West regular season and playoff championship. Western posted a 12-10 record last season, finishing fourth in the West division of the OUA.