Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow, the Kentucky basketball exhibition with Kentucky State

Where to watch and how to follow Friday’s men’s college basketball exhibition game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Kentucky State Thorobreds:

Game time is 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena (capacity 20,545) in downtown Lexington, Ky.


Network: SEC Network

Announcers: Play-by-play, Mike Morgan; analysis, Mark Wise.

Where to find the SEC Network:

Spectrum Cable: Channel 516

DISH Network: Channel 408 (on Hopper and Joey Channel 404)

DirecTV: Channel 611


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

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


Live updates: Follow along with Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay at

Live streaming: 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 Kentucky State roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. Kentucky State series history: Click here

For full postgame coverage:

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.