UK's Loss Has Some Fans Losing Money

By: Sherelle Roberts Email
By: Sherelle Roberts Email

For some Kentucky basketball fans the cats failure to take it to the hole, has left them in the hole.

Hundreds paid thousands to cheer on the cats in New York's Madison Square Garden at the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic, but since the cats aren't going, many fans don't want to either.

Now many fans are out of luck since thousands in travel agency packages and tickets are non-refundable.

Travel companies say they've been swamped by calls in which they're breaking the news to cat fans that they won't be scoring any refunds, but that call's been overturned for another set of fans.

Those who are a part of UK's fan club will get their $1,800 refunded.

The UK athletics department is making sure of it, by forking out $90,000 in cancellation fees to the travel agency those fans used.

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  • by Norm Location: Stanford on Nov 11, 2007 at 07:55 AM
    Well if they have that much money to throw away, anyway, why do they need a refund???? Did they really think the Cat's were going to win in New York. I Bled Blue but I can see past my nose too...
  • by E Location: Lex, KY on Nov 10, 2007 at 10:37 AM
    Uh, People that's what you get for assuming they would win. Suck it up your own loss.
  • by Dr. Jones Location: Lexington on Nov 10, 2007 at 10:02 AM
    Everybody talked Gillispie up way too much before we knew what his coaching abilities where. To lose to a no name team is rediculous. Gillispie's head got too big because the fans and media pumoed him up way too much
  • by Rick Location: Georgetown on Nov 10, 2007 at 06:01 AM
    AHHHHHH the level of stupidity some people will go to just to watch someone play a game. It's just a game folks! And not pro ball at that. If you feel the need to waste money, give it to me and I'll waste it for you, but I'll have something to show for it.
  • by sam Location: uk on Nov 9, 2007 at 10:15 PM
    Way to go UK!!!! Dig that money whole even DEEPER!!!!!!!!!


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