Live blog: Alabama at Kentucky

Join us Tuesday as CoachCal.com and UKathletics.com team up for a live interactive blog for the UK-Alabama game at 9 p.m. ET. We’ll detail the action throughout the night, live from Rupp Arena. Fans can join the chat and send in questions and comments in a real-time format. We will get started around 8:45 p.m. for Senior Night festivities.

The basics

What: Alabama (12-17, 6-10 SEC) at No. 25/24 Kentucky (21-8, 11-5 SEC)
When: Tuesday, 9 p.m. ET
Where: Rupp Arena (23,000)
Game notes: UK | Alabama
Game preview: Cal willing to change to whatever his team needs to be
Senior Night: Polson, Hood take different paths to memorable UK careers
Video: Coach Cal’s pre-Alabama presser
Video: Polson, Hood reflect on careers before Senior Night
Scouting report: Keys to victory

TV/Radio coverage

TV: ESPN
Radio:  UK IMG
Satellite radio: XM 91; Sirius 91
Online audio: All-access
Live stream: WatchESPN
Live stats: Gametracker
Live blog: CoachCal.com

Alabama

Record: 12-17, 6-10 in the SEC
Head coach: Anthony Grant (98-69 at Alabama)
Ranking: N/A
Nickname: Crimson Tide
Player to watch: Trevor Releford (18.8 points, 3.1 assists per game)
Series history: UK leads 102-37
Last meeting: Alabama won 59-55 on Jan. 22, 2013