UK Alumni Charity Game tickets on sale Aug. 31

Details for the 2012 UK Alumni Charity Game John Calipari announced last week are coming together as UK announced Thursday ticket information for the Sept. 15 game.

Tickets go on sale Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. Priced at $100 (premium lower level), $40 (lower level) and $20 (upper level), tickets can be purchased only at the Rupp Arena box office, online at, at any Ticketmaster outlet or  by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

All proceeds from the game will go to charity.

There is a four-ticket limit per person, and you must be 16 or older to purchase tickets. Children younger than 2 get in for free with a paying adult.

Set to tip off at 2 p.m., the game will feature Wildcats currently playing professionally.

Coach Cal said last week that he was hoping to bring back the 1996 national championship team for the event, although not as a part of the game. The game will take place on the final day of the John Calipari Basketball Fantasy Experience.

Last year, several UK pros came back to campus to play in an exhibition series against John Calipari’s Dominican Republic team. The game, which was a huge success, was not affiliated with the University of Kentucky.

Rupp Arena doors will open at 11 a.m. for the Sept. 15 game.