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KENTU CO 1 9 9 0 - 9 1 MEDIA INFORMATION NCAA 1942 (ENTUCKY Location: Lexington, Ky., 40506 Founded: 1865 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 (Compliance/Legislative 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 Rogers Student Assistants: Jeff Ashley, Sandy Boyken, Susan Hazzard SID Telephone Numbers: (606) 257-3838 office, (606) 257-6474 after hours, (606) 258-4310 Fax. COACHING STAFF 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 COVERING KENTUCKY 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. IMPORTANT DATES 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 - Paducah Ashland 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. Pennsylvania Friday, November 9 Diet Coke Blue-White Game - MEDIA POLICIES Owensboro 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 to: 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 -Shot charts -Complete play-by-play -Halftime statistics -Coach and player quotes -Complete final statistics