Kentucky makes a rare trip to the Bahamas this week for a Monday matchup with Arizona State.
The game will be played in the 3,800-seat Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort on Nassau's Paradise Island, the site of the annual Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
The Sun Devils and Wildcats clashed in Rupp Arena during the 2015-16 season, a game that saw Marcus Lee and Alex Poythress combine for 31 points to lead UK a 72-58 win over ASU.
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This season, UK is off a to blazing-hot 6-0 start, the fifth time in eight seasons under John Calipari that the Cats have opened with six straight wins. UK has won all six games this season by at least 21 points, the first time that has happened since the 1947-48 season.
The Cats are coming off a 111-76 win over UT-Martin last Friday. At one point in the second half, UK was averaging 1.55 points per possession (finished with 1.35 ppp), an astounding number for any college team in any league.
Those 111 points are the most in the Calipari era and the most for the Wildcats since Dec. 30, 2002, when UK defeated Tennessee State 115-87. Thanks to a 101-70 win over Cleveland State last Wednesday, UK has scored 100 points in back-to-back games for the first time since March 25 and 27, 1993.
As for the Sun Devils, they are coming off a 127-110 win over the Citadel on Wednesday, which was tied for the second-most points in Sun Devil history. ASU recently had a 1-2 showing in the Tire Pros Invitational, where they beat Tulane while losing to Northern Iowa and Davidson.
The Sun Devils return two starters (Tra Holder and Obi Oleka) and four total lettermen from last year's squad, which was Bobby Hurley’s first season as head man after coming over from Buffalo in 2015.
Through six games junior Tra Holder leads ASU in scoring (18.0 ppg.) and is 34-of-44 (.773) from the free throw line on the year. Torian Graham is 19-of-42 (.452) from the three-point line and has two 20-point games. those are the two big-hitters from ASU.
Here is everything you’ll need for Kentucky vs Arizona State in the Bahamas:
When: Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. EST
Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas
Channel: DirecTV 209, Dish Network 143
Live Online Stream: Watch ESPN
Radio: UK Radio Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt
Live stats: UK Athletics
Odds: UK is a 15-point favorite.
No. 0 De'Aaron Fox, Point Guard, Freshman
No. 1 Sacha Killeya-Jones, Forward, Freshman
No. 3 Edrice ‘Bam’ Adebayo, Forward Freshman
No. 5 Malik Monk, Shooting Guard, Freshman
No. 10 Jonny David, Guard, Sophomore
No. 11 Mychal Mulder, Guard, Senior
No. 13 Isaiah Briscoe, Guard, Sophomore
No. 14 Tai Wynyard Forward, Redshirt Freshman
No. 15 Isaac Humphries, Forward, Sophomore
No. 20 Brad Calipari, Guard, Freshman
No. 25 Dominique Hawkins, Guard, Senior
No. 30 Dillon Pulliam, Guard, Redshirt Sophomore
No. 32 Wenyen Gabriel, Forward, Freshman
No. 35 Derek Willis, Forward, Senior