Drake to coach special University of Kentucky alumni game [News]
Lexington, KY – Drake has announced that he’ll be coaching an alumni basketball game on September 15th at the University of Kentucky at Rupp Arena. Drake is a longtime Kentucky Wildcats fan and he was even presented with a specially engraved “Drizzy” ring after their recent national championship win. He had also performed at their Big Blue Madness a few years earlier.
Kentucky coach John Calipari tweeted about the special event on September 6th: “Our Alumni Game will also have 2 teams of former UK players, including current & former pros along with 6 members of the 1996 title team. We’ll have 2 coaches for the teams & tonight I’m letting the #BBN know first that @Drake will be back in @Rupp_Arena as one of the coaches.”
If you happen to be in Kentucky and want to attend, tickets can only be purchased at the Rupp Arena box office, online at http://Ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet or by calling 1-800-745-3000.