UK alumni tickets on sale Friday; game added for '96 champs

August 30, 2012 

The University of Kentucky will bring back members of its 1996 national championship team as part of the Alumni Charity Game festivities in Rupp Arena on Sept. 15.

The 1996 players confirmed to attend are Derek Anderson, Anthony Epps, Walter McCarty, Jared Prickett, Jeff Sheppard, Wayne Turner and Antoine Walker. They will play against an all-star team from John Calipari's Fantasy Experience before the alumni game for current NBA players begins at 2 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, beginning at 10 a.m.

All seats are reserved and priced at $100 (premium lower level), $40 (lower level) and $20 (upper level).

Tickets will be available at the Rupp Arena box office, online at, at any Ticketmaster Outlet or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

There is a four-ticket limit per person. Online and phone orders will have additional fees attached. Fans must be 16 or older to buy tickets. Children under 2 get in free with a paying adult.

All proceeds from the game will go to charity.

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