Neighborhood around State and Elizabeth streets prepares for UK game night

The no-parking signs are up and the couches have been hauled away in preparation for rowdy celebrations that could follow the University of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament game on Friday night. In recent years, the area around State and Elizabeth streets has been the epicenter for post-win partying. Streets have been crammed with thousands of students, and fires have sometimes been set.

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John Clay assesses UK-UCLA matchup

Kentucky practiced in FedExForum in Memphis for their NCAA semi final Friday night game against UCLA. H-L Media's John Clay talks about the rematch.
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John Clay assesses UK-UCLA matchup 1:31

John Clay assesses UK-UCLA matchup

Kentucky's Diallo shows off shooting skills 0:35

Kentucky's Diallo shows off shooting skills

Coach Calipari takes questions on returning to Memphis for UCLA tip-off 7:25

Coach Calipari takes questions on returning to Memphis for UCLA tip-off

Coach Calipari previews UCLA 7:54

Coach Calipari previews UCLA