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UK to play first game at new arena in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) - Kentucky, Maryland, Morehead State and Long
Island University will compete in the inaugural Barclays Center
Classic next year.
Officials of the Barclays Center announced the tournament will
be held Nov. 9 in the new arena in Brooklyn.
Kentucky will play Maryland in the featured game on ESPN, along
with Morehead State against LIU.
Kentucky coach John Calipari, Maryland athletic director Kevin
Anderson, Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner and Barclays
Center CEO Brett Yormark were on hand for the announcement.
No. 2 Kentucky defeated No. 12 Kansas 75-65 on Tuesday night at
Madison Square Garden.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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