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Kentucky Volleyball earns No. 8 overall seed, will host Rounds 1-2

A huge week on deck for the volleyball Cats!

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The Kentucky Volleyball team qualified for its 19th-straight NCAA Tournament and earned the No. 8 overall seed in the Big Dance, it was announced during Sunday’s NCAA selection show.

Kentucky will play host to James Madison, Baylor, and Wofford inside Rupp Arena at the Central Bank Center in Rupp Arena, with first and second-round matches beginning Thursday night.

Regional 2-seed James Madison will open play against regional 3-seed Baylor at 4:30 pm ET, followed by top-seeded Kentucky playing host to the 4-seed Wofford Terriers.

All-session tickets will go on sale to the general public through UKathletics.com and the UK Ticket Office on Tuesday at 9 am ET. Single-session tickets will go on sale Wednesday at 9 am ET. All-session reserved tickets will be sold for $23 for all ages, with $15 for a general admission ticket and $12 for college student and senior admission. Single-session tickets will be $15 for reserved seats, $10 for general admission, and $8 for college students and adult groups.

2023 NCAA Championship First & Second Rounds

Thursday, Nov. 30

  • 4:30 p.m. ET – James Madison vs. Baylor – ESPN+
  • 7:30 p.m. ET – (8) Kentucky vs. Wofford – ESPN+

Friday, Dec. 1

  • 7 p.m. ET – Winner of Baylor/James Madison vs. Winner of Kentucky/Wofford – ESPN+