Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow Friday’s Kentucky basketball game with Eastern Kentucky

Where to watch and how to follow Friday’s NCAA men’s college basketball game between the No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats (1-0) and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (1-0):

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


Network: SEC Network

Announcers: Play-by-play, Tom Hart; analysis, Andy Kennedy

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

Satellite Radio: XM Channel 191, Sirius Channel 136, Internet Channel 962

UK Sports Network Broadcast Team: Play-by-play, Tom Leach; analysis, Mike Pratt


Live updates: 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 Eastern Kentucky roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky series history: Click here

The line: Click here

For full postgame 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.