UK, Maryland sign deals with Barclays Center

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The University of Kentucky has signed a multi-year deal to play games in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, it was announced on Saturday.

UK will face Providence on Dec. 1. Game time is TBD.

“We are excited to return to the Barclays Center next year to play Providence,” Kentucky coach John Calipari told ZagsBlog. “This season’s game against Maryland was an NCAA Tournament environment in November. It’s a great building and a great city. We’re looking forward to being back in Brooklyn next season and beyond.”

Maryland also has signed a multi-year deal to play games at the NBA home of the Nets.

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