No Georgia trip for UK basketball this season

jclay@herald-leader.comJuly 27, 2013 

Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Fox yelled to his team as Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari, front, yelled to his as the University of Kentucky played the University of Georgia in the Stegeman Coliseum in Athens Ga., Thursday, March 7, 2013. This is second half action. Georgia won 72-62. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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The Southeastern Conference basketball schedules for 2013-14 have not been released to the public yet — though I understand the coaches got a look at them nearly two weeks ago — but the Athens Banner-Herald obtained Georgia’s through an open information request.

The Bulldogs visit Lexington on Jan. 25, but are lamenting the fact that Kentucky will not be making a return trip to Stegeman Coliseum this season. And it’s not just the fact that Georgia has beaten John Calipari’s club two of its last three trips to Athens. Kentucky always brings fans.

Turns out, Florida, Tennessee and UK all three will not be playing at Stegeman this year.

“They’ve been just great draws for us,” said Georgia Coach Mark Fox.

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