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UK ranked 2nd in preseason poll

UK says this year's men’s basketball team is No. 2 in the newly released ESPN/USA Today Coaches preseason Top 25. UK Athletics say this marks the third straight season in the John Calipari Era that Kentucky ranks in the top 10 in the coaches’ preseason poll. The Cats checked in at 10th last season and fifth in Calipari’s inaugural year.

In a news release from the athletics department, UK says this is the highest preseason ranking in the coach’s poll for the Cats since the 1995-96 team was tabbed No. 1 entering the season.

You'll get to see the Wildcats in this year's Blue-White scrimmage on Wednesday, October 26, at Rupp Arena. UK says tickets for the scrimmage are still available for $10. All seating is reserved and no general admission eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Rupp Arena Box Office at 859-233-3535.

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