UK Men’s Basketball alumni weekend set for Oct. 18-20

Wildcats invited to join in alumni weekend festivities in conjunction with Blue-White Game

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The Kentucky men’s basketball team will host an alumni weekend Oct. 18-20 in conjunction with the annual Blue-White Game. The family reunion will feature opportunities for Wildcats and their families to take part in several activities as UK welcomes former players back to campus.

The weekend begins with alumni sitting front and center for the Blue-White Game on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena. Alumni and their families will be seated in the eRUPPtion Zone with UK students home on fall break.

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Additional activities include locker room, campus and facility tours, brunch on Saturday, and a family meal on Saturday evening. The former players will also get the opportunity to watch an open practice and mingle with John Calipari’s 2019-20 squad.

Former players who have not registered but are interested in joining the festivities, please RSVP or for more details contact playersfirst@uky.edu.

For the latest on the Kentucky men’s basketball team, follow @KentuckyMBB on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and on the web at UKathletics.com.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com