Tipoff for Kentucky men’s basketball’s lone regular-season game vs. Auburn on Feb. 21 has been moved to a 7 p.m. start to accommodate for television. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Prior to the game, UK will retire Tony Delk’s jersey to the rafters in Rupp Arena. Delk, who was elected to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008, lettered at UK from 1993-96. The Most Outstanding Player of the 1996 NCAA Final Four and the Midwest Regional, Delk led UK to the 1996 national championship. The first-team All-American and 1996 SEC Player of the Year ranks fifth on UK’s career scoring list with 1,890 points.
UK leads the all-time series with Auburn 89-17. The Wildcats won last year’s meeting 64-56 at Auburn.