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UK basketball donates $150,000 for hurricane relief

Kentucky head coach John Calipari answers questions from the media in his backyard after viewing the NCAA basketball selection show at his home, Sunday, March 12, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
Kentucky head coach John Calipari answers questions from the media in his backyard after viewing the NCAA basketball selection show at his home, Sunday, March 12, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) AP

A $150,000 donation to help hurricane relief in Texas was part of Kentucky basketball's charity fundraiser Friday night.

UK Coach John Calipari announced the donation between games featuring former Kentucky players.

The event raised more than $1 million for various charities, Calipari said.

A crowd of about 10,000 attended the event in Rupp Arena.

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