UK Men's Basketball

This week's opponents: Alabama and LSU


Kentucky at Alabama

Coleman Coliseum at Tuscaloosa, Ala. (9 p.m., ESPN)

About the opponent

Location: Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Enrollment: 31,747

Founded: 1831

Conference: Southeastern

Colors: Crimson and White

Coach: Anthony Grant (74-45 in fourth season at Alabama; 150-70 in seventh season overall)

Record this season: 11-6 (3-1 SEC)

Series vs. UK: UK leads 102-36

Last meeting: Kentucky won 77-71 on Jan. 21, 2012, in Lexington.



LSU at Kentucky

Rupp Arena (4 p.m., WKYT-27)

About the opponent

Location: Baton Rouge, La.

Enrollment: 28,771

Founded: 1860

Conference: Southeastern

Colors: Purple and Gold

Coach: Johnny Jones (9-6 in first season at LSU; 214-168 in 13th season overall)

Record this season: 9-6 (0-4 SEC)

Series vs. UK: UK leads 82-24

Last meeting: Kentucky won 60-51 on March 9, 2012, at SEC Tournament in New Orleans, La.