The four-game, eight-day trip will be Aug. 6-13th. Per NCAA guidelines, a team can only participate in a foreign tour once every four academic years. Its a very expensive trip, but if you can find a way to go, DO IT!
“If you know me, you know I’ve talked a lot about college basketball taking over the month of August,” UK head coach John Calipari said. “It’s a perfect time – when we have nothing else going on – to get with our kids, practice and give our fans a chance to see our team before school starts. The current rules only allow us to do it every four years and this one comes at a great time. We’re going to have another young team and will have a tough schedule early. Getting these games in against professional competition and allowing us to practice will give our guys an early idea of how hard this is going to be.”
Last time UK went to the Bahamas was a pretty good year for us. That team finished 38-1.