TO THE PRESS AND RADIO-TV
Here is your copy of the 1976-77 facts booklet on Kentucky basketball which we sincerely hope will aid you in covering and answering questions on the Wildcats this season. If you desire additional information, special stories, pictures or have questions not answered herein, please feel free to contact the Sports Information Office in Memorial Coliseum (Telephone A.C. 606-257-3838, 257-3839).
RUSSELL RICE JACK PERRY
Director of Sports Information Asst. Director of Sports Information
Miss Ann Easterling Secretary
Athletic Office Phones:
Cliff Hagan - (606) 258-2881 Frank Ham - (606) 258-5611 Larry Ivy - (606) 258-4911
Coach Joe B. Hall - (606) 257-1916 or 257-1917 Asst. Coaches: Dick Parsons — (606) 257-3640;
Leonard Hamilton — (606) 257-4781;
Jim Long — (606) 266-4005
WORKING TICKETS—Address requests to Sports Information Office 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.
PRESS DOOR—Entrance to the area set aside for press, radio and TV is Gate No. 5 on the Patterson Street side of Rupp Arena.
PRESS PARKING—At the time of publication, no reserved parking for press has been allotted by the Lexington Center. It is recommended those with heavy equipment arrive early, unload at Gate No. 5, and then find parking at the nearest available location. A public parking lot is located on High Street immediately across from the Arena.
PRESS ROOM—Located on floor level under stands behind visitors' bench area. Will feature work space with necessary electrical outlets and telephone service.
COMPS—No individual game allotment.
TELECOPIERS—Those persons desiring telecopier usage should supply their own equipment and advise the Sports Information Office of their intention so proper coordination may be made with the General Telephone Co.
RADIO BROADCASTS—Broadcasting rights to UK games are assigned exclusively to the Jim Host and Associates, 512 E. Main, Lexington, Ky., 40508 (Telephone 606/252-5696). One free reciprocal outlet is guaranteed opponent schools visiting Lexington. Any additional stations must clear through Jim Host and Associates and the UK Director of Broadcasting, Mr. Pete Manchikes (257-2655). Working passes will be supplied approved stations by Sports Information Office.
SERVICES—Working press, radio and TV will be furnished game programs, brochures, running play-by-play, halftime quickie box and final statistics in the form of a complete, 12-column dittoed box score.
ARENA LIGHTING—Rupp Arena Lighting will provide 250-275 foot candle on playing floor with a mixture of incandescent and metal halide lights.