Credentials for UK home games are issued for working media only and should be requested as early as possible. Requests must be made in writing on company letterhead and are honored only from sports editors of daily newspapers and sports directors of radio and television stations. Requests from weekly newspapers and radio stations will be accepted only from those who will be attending games in a working capacity and will be filled on a space-available basis.
All requests for creqentials should be made at least one week in advance to:
Chris Cameron Sports Information Director University of Kentucky Athletics Memorial Coliseum Lexington, KY 40506-0019
The media room is located in the Rupp Arena dressing room corridor, behind the visitors' bench. Working facilities, with necessary outlets and a limited number of telephones, are available. A pre-game snack will be served. Drinks will be available at half-time and after the game.
The University of Kentucky uses the sophisticated "Final III" computer statistics system, which was used during the last five NCAA Final Fours. Working media will be provided the following:
'Game program and notes
"Complete play-by-play *Halftime statistics 'Coach and player quotes 'Complete final statistics
MEDIA WILL CALL
Located on the Patterson Street entrance to Rupp Arena. Credentials are not available at the public Will Call window on the High Street concourse level. A limited number of parking passes is available and should be requested at the time of requesting credentials.
The photo zones are appropriately marked on the Rupp Arena floor. Because of space demands, shooting on the press row sideline is permitted at Rupp Arena with the game officials determining the boundaries.
Broadcasting rights to UK games are assigned exclusively to Host Communications, Inc. in Lexington. One reciprocal rights fee waiver is guaranteed opponent schools visiting Lexington.
Coach Pitino, along with the other nine conference coaches, will participate in the SEC's teleconference call. The calls are conducted once a week during the beginning of the season and twice a week during the conference portion of the schedule. For a conference call schedule and phone number, contact the sports information office,
The conference office also operates a 24-hour computer bulletin board with updated statistics and notes on all 10 teams. For further information on these services, contact Brad Davis at (205) 985-3690.
A limited number of telephones is available in the Rupp Arena media room. Newspapers and radio stations desiring their own private lines, to be installed either on press row or in the