UK open practice to be held Thursday at 3 p.m. CT

Kentucky fans interested in seeing the Wildcats prepare for their Sweet 16 matchup with third-seeded UCLA (31-4) will be able to get a glimpse on Thursday. UK (31-5), the No. 2 seed in the South Region, will hold its open practice on Thursday at 3 p.m. CT at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Kentucky will have an open practice at the FedExForum on Thursday at 3 p.m. CT. (photo by Chet White, UK Athletics)

Kentucky will have an open practice at the FedExForum on Thursday at 3 p.m. CT. (photo by Chet White, UK Athletics)

The Wildcats’ regional semifinal game against the Bruins is scheduled for Friday at the FedExForum at approximately 9:39 p.m. ET on CBS. Jim Nantz, Grant Hill and Bill Raftery will be on the call, with Tracy Wolfson on the sidelines.

UK lost its first game against UCLA on Dec. 3, 97-92, at Rupp Arena.

Kentucky enters Friday’s game against UCLA with the longest active winning streak in the country at 13. It’s also UK’s longest winning streak of the season.

This marks the fourth time in eight seasons under Coach Cal that UK has won at least 31 games. Kentucky is 25-5 in NCAA Tournament games in the Calipari era.