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Basketball’s back, alright

With basketball season in full swing, we wanted to provide a quick rundown of how you can enjoy the game without the hassle.

The UK women's basketball team standing in a huddle

The women’s basketball team will play at Rupp Arena this season. | Photo by Eddie Justice, UK Athletics

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As football season comes to a close, Lexington is gearing up to become a basketball city again. If you plan on finding yourself at Rupp Arena (with a soft serve in hand), let us be your slam dunk tour guide.

Whether it’s your first game or you’re a seasoned fan, here are some best practices when arriving at the arena:

  • Parking on High Street opens three hours before tip-off.
  • Ride share vehicles will pick-up + drop-off on Main Street.
  • Doors located on High and Vine Streets will open 90 minutes prior to tip-off.
  • Bags must be either clear or small clutches, and lockers are available.

Upcoming games

Here’s a preview of upcoming homes games you can get ready for.

  • UK men’s vs. Miami at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28
  • UK women’s vs. Minnesota at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6
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