Approximately 8,200 students pack Memorial for Kentucky basketball tickets

eRupption Zone - photo by Walter Cornett |

men’s basketball tickets have become like gold. With the Cats’ riding an unscathed 18-0 record to begin the season, a potential No. 1 ranking coming and national exposure reaching an all-time high, the demand for tickets may have never been higher. At Tuesday night’s lottery, the third of the season, an estimated 8,200 control numbers were handed out to students hoping to purchase tickets to upcoming basketball games against Arkansas, Vanderbilt, and Alabama, just a few hundred short of the total number of control tickets handed out for all of last season.

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