SEC Network will televise the Kentucky men’s basketball foreign tour this August, where the reigning SEC tournament champions will compete in four games against international opponents at the Atlantis on Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas, it was announced Tuesday, July 10.
ESPN college basketball analysts Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich will call the action at the Atlantis along with play-by-play commentator Tom Hart.
Coach John Calipari's Wildcats, who advanced to their 43rd Sweet 16 in 2018, will play the Bahamas national team on Wed., Aug. 8, San Lorenzo de Almagro on Thur., Aug. 9, Mega Bemax on Sat., Aug. 11 and Team Toronto on Sun., Aug. 12. All four games will be played at the Atlantis Imperial Arena. For additional details on Kentucky’s Foreign Tour, please visit UKAthletics.com.
SEC Network televised three games of Kentucky’s last Bahamian tour, “Big Blue Bahamas,” as part of the launch of SEC Network in August 2014.
More on Kentucky’s Opponents:
Bahamas National Team – Made up of several Bahamian players competing for the World Cup Qualifying Team
San Lorenzo de Almagro – FIBA Liga de las Americas champions based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mega Bemax – Serbian team coined the "European Kentucky" for its ability to put players in the NBA
Team Toronto – Group of top select Canadian players put together by head coach Roy Rana, who led the 2019 U19 Canadian team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Championships
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