Here is your copy of the 1979-80 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).
Director of Sports Information Asst. Director of Sports Information
JoyCe Baxter Secretary
Athletic Office Phones:
Cliff Hagan-(606) 258-2881        Basketball Office (606) 257-1916 Frank Ham-(606) 258-5611 Coach Joe B. Hall
Larry Ivy-(606) 258-4911 Asst. Coaches: Dick Parsons,
Leonard Hamilton, Joe Dean
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. 4 on the Patterson Street side of Rupp Arena.
PRESS ROOM Located on floor level under stands behind visitor's bench area. Will feature work space with necessary electrical outlets. Telephone service must be ordered from General Telephone Co.
COMPS No individual game allotment.
TELECOPIERS A Telecopier Service (Telephone, Telecopier, Operator) will be provided for $25.00. Those wishing to use their own machine should order a line through General Telephone Co.
RADIO BROADCASTS Broadcasting rights to UK games are assigned exclusively to the Jim Host and Associates, 120 Kentucky Ave., Lexington, Ky., 40502 (Telephone 606/252-5696). One free reciprocal outlet is guaranteed opponent schools visiting Lexington. Any additional stations must clear through Jim Host and Associates. Working passes will be supplied approved stations by Sports Information Office.
SERVICESWorking press, radio and TV will be furnished game programs, brochures, running play-by-play, halftime quickie box, final statistics in the form of a complete 12-column dittoed box score and coaches quotes.
ARENA LIGHTING-Rupp Arena Lighting will provide 250-275 foot candle on playing floor with a mixture of incandescent and metal halide lights.