If you’ve noticed an uptick in tweets from the University of Kentucky ticket office, you’re not alone.
UK still isn’t close to selling out its season opener in less than 10 days, a spokesman confirmed to the Herald-Leader. And the school is doing what it can to get the word out.
For the Sept. 1 game against Central Michigan, there are just a little bit more than 40,000 tickets out for the 61,000-seat venue. That would be a huge decline from a season ago when the school reported 54,868 fans at Kroger Field for the game against Eastern Kentucky.
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The Cats’ home venue averaged 56,468 per game last season.
Tickets are for sale starting at $32 each at UKFootballTix.com, UK spokesman Guy Ramsey said.
The Herald-Leader previously reported that season ticket sales in general were down around 10 percent from a season ago for a team that went 7-5 and advanced to the Music City Bowl.