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Kentucky basketball podcast: Ben Roberts on UK’s fall recruiting

Kentucky head coach John Calipari as his team defeated UCLA in the NCAA South Region semifinals at FedExForum in Memphis, Tn., Friday, March 24, 2017.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari as his team defeated UCLA in the NCAA South Region semifinals at FedExForum in Memphis, Tn., Friday, March 24, 2017. cbertram@herald-leader.com

College basketball’s fall recruiting period has begun.

So it’s a good time to catch up with my friend and colleague Ben Roberts, who talks about John Calipari’s travel schedule, the impact of Hurricane Irma, R.J. Barrett’s visit, Immanuel Quickley’s upcoming visit, plus more.

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2017-18 UK BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

Date

Day

Opponent and TV

Time

OCT. 13

(Fri)

BIG BLUE MADNESS [TBA]

TBA

OCT. 20

(Fri)

BLUE-WHITE GAME [TBA]

TBA

OCT. 27

(Fri)

* THOMAS MORE COLLEGE [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 3

(Fri)

* CENTRE COLLEGE [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 10

(Fri)

UTAH VALLEY [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 12

(Sun)

VERMONT [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 14

(Tues)

1-vs. Kansas in Chicago [ESPN]

TBA

NOV. 17

(Fri)

2-ETSU [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 20

(Mon)

2-TROY [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 22

(Wed)

2-FORT WAYNE [TBA]

TBA

NOV. 26

(Sun)

2-UIC [TBA]

TBA

DEC. 2

(Sat)

HARVARD [TBA]

TBA

DEC. 9

(Sat)

3-vs. Monmouth in New York [TBA]

TBA

DEC. 16

(Sat)

VIRGINIA TECH [TBA]

TBA

DEC. 23

(Sat)

4-vs. UCLA in New Orleans [CBS]

TBA

DEC. 29

(Fri)

LOUISVILLE [CBS]

TBA

DEC. 31

(Sun)

GEORGIA [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 3

(Wed)

at LSU [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 6

(Sat)

at Tennessee [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 9

(Tues)

TEXAS A&M [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 13

(Sat)

at Vanderbilt [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 16

(Tues)

at South Carolina [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 20

(Sat)

FLORIDA [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 23

(Tues)

MISSISSIPPI STATE [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 27

(Sat)

5-at West Virginia [TBA]

TBA

JAN. 30

(Tues)

VANDERBILT [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 3

(Sat)

at Missouri [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 6

(Tues)

TENNESSEE [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 10

(Sat)

at Texas A&M [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 14

(Wed)

at Auburn [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 17

(Sat)

ALABAMA [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 20

(Tues)

at Arkansas [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 24

(Sat)

MISSOURI [TBA]

TBA

FEB. 28

(Wed)

OLE MISS [TBA]

TBA

MARCH 3

(Sat)

at Florida [TBA]

TBA

MARCH 7-11

(We-Su)

6-SEC Tournament [SEC NETWORK/ESPN]

TBA

All Times Eastern; HOME GAMES in BOLD CAPS.

All dates and times are subject to change.

*–Exhibition Games; 1–Champions Classic (United Center | Chicago); 2–Adolph Rupp Classic (Rupp Arena | Lexington, Ky.); 3–Citi Hoops Classic (Madison Square Garden | New York); 4–CBS Sports Classic (Smoothie King Arena | New Orleans); 5–SEC/Big 12 Challenge (WVU Coliseum | Morgantown, W.Va.); 6–SEC Tournament (Scottrade Center | St. Louis)

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