Covering The Wildcats
We sincerely hope this copy of the 1982-1983 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 ol Sports Information Asst. Director of Sports Information
JOYCE BAXTER Staff Assistant
Important Telephone Numbers
Cliff Hagan  606-258-2881 Larry Ivy  606-258-4911 Sports Information  606-257-3838
Frank Ham  606-258-5611 Basketball Office  606-257-1916 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. Features work space with necessary electric outlets. Telephone for credit card and collect calls available. Individual lines may be ordered from General Telephone.
COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS  No individual game allotment.
TRANSMITTERS  A telecopier service (telecopier, operator) will be provided for $25. This service must be ordered in advance of game day.
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 14 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, Memorial Coliseum, 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Nov. 11, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Nov. 18, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 2, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 9, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Dec. 16, UKIT Banquet and Press Conference, Site and Time TBA
Jan. 6, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 13, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 20, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Jan. 27, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 3, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 10, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 17, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m. Feb. 24, Wildcat Lodge, 1 p.m.