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ESPNU to televise Kentucky's Alumni Charity Game

Former University of Kentucky basketball stars DeMarcus Cousins, left, and Eric Bledsoe enjoyed themselves during the UK alumni game on Sept. 9, 2013.
Former University of Kentucky basketball stars DeMarcus Cousins, left, and Eric Bledsoe enjoyed themselves during the UK alumni game on Sept. 9, 2013. Herald-Leader

The University of Kentucky's Alumni Charity Basketball Game on Sunday will be televised live on ESPNU, the school announced Wednesday.

The game, featuring current and former pros from UK against similar stars from North Carolina, will tip off at 5:30 p.m. in Rupp Arena.

Per NBA rules, the University of Kentucky cannot confirm individual players participating in the exhibition game.

Tom Hart will call the game alongside UK Athletics Hall of Famer and former UK men’s basketball star Tony Delk, who recently had his jersey retired in Rupp Arena, and former North Carolina forward Jason Capel. Kaylee Hartung will serve as the sideline reporter.

Tickets are still available, though availability is limited. All seats are reserved and priced at $50 and $100 (premium lower level), $25 (lower level), $10 (premium upper level), and $5 (upper level). Tickets can be purchased at the Rupp Arena box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. There is an eight-ticket limit per person. All orders will have additional fees attached plus a $1 facility fee. All proceeds from the game will go to charity.

Fans must be 16 or older to purchase tickets and children under the age of 2 get in for free with a paying adult (the child will not have a seat and must sit on the lap of the paying adult).

Doors to Rupp Arena will open Sunday at 4 p.m.

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