Covering The Wildcats
We sincerely hope this copy of the 1981-82 University of Kentucky basketball facts book will aid you in your coverage of Wildcat basketball. If you desire additional information, please feel free to contact the Sports Information Office in Memorial Coliseum (606-257-3838).
RUSSELL RICE Director of Sports Information RANDY STACY RENA KOIER
Asst. Director of Sports Information Asst. Director of Sports Information
Joyce Baxter Sports Information Secretary
Important Telephone Numbers Larry Ivy 606-258-4911
Cliff Hagan 606-258-2881 Basketball Office 606-257-1916
Frank Ham 606-258-5611 Stacy at Home 606-887-2100
WORKING PRESS PASSES Address requests to Sports Information as far in advance as possible. Tickets will not be mailed unless requested and will be held at the Press Entrance of Rupp Arena for pickup on game night. Entrance to the press area is at Gate 4 off Patterson Street.
PRESS ROOM Located on floor level under stands behind the visitor bench area (except for the SEC tournament). Features work space with necessary electric outlets. Telephone service must be ordered from General Telephone.
COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS No individual game allotment.
TRANSMITTERS A telecopier service (telephone, telecopier, operator) will be provided for $25. This service must be ordered in advance of game day. Those wishing to use their own machines should order a line through General Telephone.
RADIO BROADCASTS Broadcasting rights to UK games are assigned exclusively to the UK Network. One reciprocal rights fee waver is guaranteed opponent schools visiting Lexington. Any additional stations must clear through UK Director of Broadcasting John Henderson (606-258-5633). Working passes will be supplied approved stations by the Sports Information Office. Broadcast lines must be ordered through General Telephone.
SERVICES Working press, radio and television will be furnished game programs and notes, brochures, play-by-plays, shot charts, halftime and final statistics, and coaches quotes.
ARENA LIGHTING Rupp Arena lighting will provide 250-275 foot candles on playing floor with a mixture of incandescent and metal halide lights.
COACH JOE B. HALL Coach Joe B. Hall will hold at least 15 press conferences during preseason practice and the regular season. The schedule is listed below. These times will be the best to talk with Coach Hall. Coach Hall will also be available immediately before and immediately following most practices. Contact sports information for information on practice times and availability. Telephone interviews will be more effective when scheduled in advance.
Press Conference Schedule Oct. 15, Press Day at Memorial
Coliseum, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Nov. 12, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Nov. 19, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 3, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 10, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, UKIT Banquet and Press
Conference, Site and Time TBA
Jan. 7, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 14, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 21, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 28, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 4, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 11, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 18, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 25, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m.