The University of Kentucky men's basketball team will hold a practice open to the public on Wednesday in preparation for its NCAA Tournament opener on Thursday night.
The Wildcats will practice in the KFC Yum Center in Louisville from 5:10 to 5:50 p.m. Admission to the open workout is free.
Kentucky (34-0) opens NCAA Tournament play against Hampton, a 74-64 winner over Manhattan, at about 9:40 p.m. Thursday.
Calipari Naismith finalist
Kentucky's John Calipari was one of four finalists named Tuesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club for the Naismith Men's College Coach of the Year Award
Calipari, who won the award in 2008 at Memphis and in 1996 at Massachusetts, was named a finalist for the seventh time, including 2012 and 2010 with Kentucky.
UK's head coach is joined on the ballot by Virginia's Tony Bennett, Wisconsin's Bo Ryan and Jay Wright of Villanova.
The winner will be announced April 5, at the Naismith Awards brunch in Indianapolis.
Kentucky is 34-0 after claiming the Southeastern Conference's regular-season and tournament championships.
Calipari has already been named National Coach of the Year by the Sporting News and SEC Coach of the Year by media and coaches.
Towns earns All-America honors
Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns earned Freshman All-America honors from the United States Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday.
Towns, who leads the Wildcats with seven double-doubles this season, is averaging 9.7 points, a team-high 6.7 rebounds and 2.4 blocks.
Duke's Jahlil Okafor won the USBWA's Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award. Joining Okafor and Towns on the Freshman All-America team were Arizona's Stanley Johnson, Maryland's Melo Trimble and Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell, a Louisville native.
Towns was named SEC Freshman of the Year by media and coaches and also was named to the league's first team and freshman team.
Since Calipari's arrival, Towns is the ninth UK freshman to earn USBWA Freshman All-America honors, joining Julius Randle (2014), Nerlens Noel (2013), Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (2012), Terrence Jones and Brandon Knight (2011) and DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall (2010).