Public Invited to Practices at Rupp Arena

The public is invited to Rupp Arena on Wednesday as all eight teams will have open practice.  Parking and admission to the arena are free on Wednesday.  Here is the schedule, all times EDT:

Noon – 12:40 p.m.      Bucknell

12:45 – 1:25 p.m.        Davidson

1:30 – 2:10 p.m.          Butler

2:15 – 2:55 p.m.          Marquette

4:25 – 5:05 p.m.          Louisville

5:10 – 5:50 p.m.          Colorado State

5:55 – 6:35 p.m.          Liberty or North Carolina A&T

6:40 – 7:20 p.m.          Missouri

Directions to Rupp Arena: Driving directions to Rupp Arena may be accessed at under the tab “Plan Your Trip.”

Thursday Game Times, all times EDT:

Butler vs. Bucknell – 12:40 p.m.

Marquette vs. Davidson – following first game

Louisville vs. winner of Liberty/North Carolina A&T – 6:50 p.m.

Colorado State vs. Missouri – following third game

Game times for Saturday will not be determined until late Thursday night.

NCAA Policy on Non-Permissible Items: By NCAA policy, fans are not permitted to bring these items into Rupp Arena:

  • Beverages of any kind

  • Firearms and explosives

  • Laser pointers

  • Artificial noisemakers

  • Promotional items such as cups, shakers or flags with commercial slogans or identification

  • Large signs or banners

  • Video cameras on game day (video cameras are permitted on practice day)

  • Plastic or metal chairback seats (cushions only)

Still cameras, with lenses no longer than four inches, are permitted.  In addition, fans may bring a sign, flag or banner that can be held by one individual, reflects good sportsmanship and does not block the view of other fans.