SEC Network to Televise Kentucky Men’s Basketball Foreign Tour

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SEC Network to Televise Kentucky Men’s Basketball Foreign Tour

SEC Network will televise the Kentucky Men’s Basketball Foreign Tour this August, where the reigning SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament Champions will compete in four games against international opponents at the Atlantis on Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas. ESPN college basketball analysts Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich will call the action at the Atlantis along with play-by-play commentator Tom Hart.

The Wildcats, who advanced to their 43rd Sweet 16 in 2018, will play the Bahamas national team on Wed., Aug. 8, San Lorenzo de Almagro on Thur., Aug. 9, Mega Bemax on Sat., Aug. 11 and Team Toronto on Sun., Aug. 12. All four games will be played at the Atlantis Imperial Arena. For additional details on Kentucky’s Foreign Tour, please visit

SEC Network televised three games of Kentucky’s last Bahamian tour, “Big Blue Bahamas,” as part of the launch of SEC Network in August 2014.

More on Kentucky’s Opponents:

  • Bahamas National Team – Made up of several Bahamian players competing for the World Cup Qualifying Team
  • San Lorenzo de Almagro – FIBA Liga de las Americas champions based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mega Bemax – Serbian team coined the “European Kentucky” for its ability to put players in the NBA
  • Team Toronto – Group of top select Canadian players put together by head coach Roy Rana, who led the 2019 U19 Canadian team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Championships

2018 Kentucky Men’s Basketball Foreign Tour – TV Schedule

Date Time (ET) Opponent Network
Wed, Aug 8 7 p.m. Bahamas National Team SEC Network
Thu, Aug 9 7 p.m. San Lorenzo de Almagro SEC Network
Sat, Aug 11 7 p.m. Mega Bemax SEC Network
Sun, Aug 12 4 p.m. Team Toronto SEC Network

Amanda Brooks

Amanda is the Director of Communications for ESPN College Football and SEC Network, and oversees publicity for college gymnastics and track & field across all ESPN networks. Amanda is a proud alum of Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., and earned her master's in ethics from Vanderbilt University. A native of Kent, Ohio, she is a die-hard Cleveland sports fan.
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