Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s Kentucky vs. Tennessee game

Where to watch, how to follow, Saturday’s men’s basketball game between No. 5 Kentucky (20-4, 9-2 SEC) and No. 1 Tennessee (23-1 11-0 SEC):

Game time is at 8 p.m. at Rupp Arena (capacity 23,500) in downtown Lexington:


Network: ESPN

Announcers: Play-by-play, Dan Shulman; analysis, Jay Bilas; sideline, Maria Taylor

Where to find ESPN:

Spectrum Cable: Channel 28

DISH Network: Channel 140

DirecTV: Channel 206

Calipari and Barnes
Since becoming Tennessee head coach, Rick Barnes, right, is 4-3 against Kentucky coach John Calipari, left. Charles Bertram/Michael Thomas


Over the air: WLAP-AM 630, WBUL-FM 98.1

Satellite radio: XM Channel 190; Sirius 94; Internet 961

UK Sports Network broadcast team: Play-by-play, Tom Leach; analyst, Mike Pratt


Live blog: Join the conversation during the game with Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay at

Live video: You can live stream the game online from or the WatchESPN app, depending on your TV service provider.

Twitter: @JerryTipton; @johnclayiv; @markcstory; @BenRobertsHL; @kentuckysports; @heraldleader

Facebook: Photos and links on and pages

The Kentucky roster: Click here

The Tennessee roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. Tennessee series history: Click here

How Kentucky and Tennessee match up: Click here

For post-game coverage:

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Mark Story has worked in the Lexington Herald-Leader sports department since Aug. 27, 1990, and has been a Herald-Leader sports columnist since 2001. I have covered every Kentucky-Louisville football game since 1994, every UK-U of L basketball game but three since 1996-97 and every Kentucky Derby since 1994.