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Location: Lexington, Ky., 40506
Enrollment: 23,000 (campus)
30,000 (at 14 community
colleges) President: Dr. Charles Wethington Faculty Representative: Dr. Virginia
Atwood Conference: Southeastern Nickname: Wildcats Colors: Blue & White Arena: Rupp Arena Capacity: 23,000
UK ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION
Athletics Director: C. M. Newton Associate Directors: Gene DeFilippo
(External Affairs), Larry Ivy
(Internal Affairs) Assistant Directors: John Bostick
Services), Bob Bradley
(Academics), Kathy DeBoer
(Non-Revenue Sports) Ticket Manager: Barbara Donnelly Sports Information Director:
Chris Cameron Assistants: Rena Vicini, Joey Howard SID Assistant: Gail Dent Staff Assistant: Joyce Baxter Interns: |oni James, Todd Kelly, Jeff
Student Assistants: Jeff Ashley, Sandy Boyken, Susan Hazzard
SID Telephone Numbers: (606) 257-3838 office, (606) 257-6474 after hours, (606) 258-4310 Fax.
Head Coach: Rick Pitino (Massachusetts, 1974)
Associate Coach: Orlando "Tubby" Smith (High Point College, 197
Assistants: Herb Sendek (Carnegie Mellon, 1985), Billy Donovan (Providence,1987), Bernadette Locke (Georgia, 1981)
Strength Coach: Ray Oliver Assistant Strength Coach: Dave
The 1990-91 edition of the University of Kentucky basketball guide has been produced to assist: you with your coverage of the Wildcats. Additional information, including press releases photographs/slides, Sips and Z footage is available upon request. Please take a moment to review the following pages to familiarize yourself with Kentucky's media policies.
Sunday, October 14
Diet Coke Midnight Madness
Monday, October 15 First day of practice
Thursday, October 25
Diet Coke Blue-White Came -
Saturday, November 10 Diet Coke Blue-White Game -
Thursday, November 15
Scrimmage for UK Students, Faculty & Staff Only Memorial Coliseum
Thursday, November 22
First Rick Pitino Press Luncheon
Thursday, November 1
Diet Coke Blue-White Game Barbourville
Saturday, November 24 Season Opener UK vs.
Friday, November 9
Diet Coke Blue-White Game -
CREDENTIALS 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.
The University of Kentucky follows the guidelines set forth by the NCAA and the Southeastern Conference in governing the issuance of credentials. Season credentials will only be granted to daily newspapers and television/radio stations that cover UK basketball on a regular basis. Otherwise, television/radio stations and weekly newspapers will be granted credentials on a single-game, space-available basis.
Requests for season credentials should arrive by November 1. Requests for single-game credentials should arrive no later than one week in advance of the game. All requests for credentials should be made
Rena Vicini, Assistant Sports Information Director University of Kentucky Athletics Memorial Coliseum Lexington, KY 40506-0019
MEDIA PARKING Media parking at Rupp Arena is available on a limited basis. Requests for parking should be made when submitting press and/or photo credentials. The media parking area is located across Patterson Street from the Rupp Arena press entrance.
MEDIA ROOM The media room is located in the Rupp Arena dressing room corridor, behind the visitor's bench (see illustration). 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 halftime and after the game.
MEDIA SERVICES The University of Kentucky uses the sophisticated "Final III" computer statistics system, which was used during the last six 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