UK men's basketball start times, broadcast information released


LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — All of Kentucky’s men’s basketball games will be televised not only locally and regionally, but also nationally this season.


All games will be televised through the ESPN app, which includes ESPN, ESPN2, and the SEC Network. All games on the CBS Network also can be streamed online.


Kentucky’s game against Kansas will be televised on ESPN, while the UCLA and Louisville contests will be shown on CBS Sports. The UK-Louisville encounter will be at 1 p.m. on CBS. Overall, 12 of Kentucky’s 13 non-conference opponents played in the postseason last year, with eight of those competing in the NCAA Tournament.


In the SEC, nine of the 14 teams in the league had recruiting classes ranked nationally. Three league teams advanced to the Elite Eight last year.


Big Blue Madness, the Blue-White game and exhibition games against Thomas More and Centre College will be televised on the SEC Network.


Kentucky replaces 92.6 percent of its scoring and 76.6 percent from of its rebounding from last year’s squad. 


Kentucky 2017-18 schedule


Oct. 13, Big Blue Madness, 7 p.m., SECN

Oct. 20, Blue-White exhibition, 7 p.m., SECN

Oct. 27, Thomas More, exhibition, 7 p.m., SECN


Nov. 3, Centre College, exhibition, 7 p.m., SECN 

Nov. 10, Utah Valley, TBA

Nov. 12 Vermont, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Nov. 14 vs. Kansas at Chicago, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Nov. 17 East Tennessee State, TBA

Nov. 20 Troy, TBA

Nov. 22, Fort Wayne, TBA

Nov. 26, UIC, TBA


Dec. 2, Havard, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 9, Monmouth at New York, TBA

Dec. 16, Virginia Tech, 2 p.m., ESPN2

Dec. 23, vs. UCLA at New Orleans, 4 p.m., CBS

Dec 29, Louisville, 1 p.m., CBS

Dec. 31, Georgia, 6 p.m., ESPN


Jan. 3 at LSU, 8:30 p.m., SECN

Jan. 6 at Tennessee, 9 p.m., SECN

Jan. 9, Texas A&M, 7 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 13, at Vanderbilt, 4 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 16, at South Carolina, 9 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 20, Florida, 8:15 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 23, Mississippi State, 9 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 27 at West Virginia, 4:30 or 7 p.m., ESPN

Jan. 30, Vanderbilt, 9 p.m., ESPN


Feb. 3 at Missouri, 2 p.m., CBS

Feb. 6, Tennessee, 7 p.m., ESPN

Feb. 10 at Texas A&M, 4/6 or 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2

Feb. 14, at Auburn, 9 p.m., ESPN2

Feb. 17, Alabama, 2 p.m., CBS

Feb. 20 at Arkansas, 9 p.m., ESPN

Feb. 24, Missouri, 6 or 8 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2

Feb. 28, Ole Miss, 7 p.m., ESPN2


March 3, at Florida, noon, CBS

March 7-11, SEC Tournament, SECN/ESPN

Reach sports editor Keith Taylor at keith.taylor@kentuckytoday or twitter @keithtaylor21


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