PRESTONSBURG - The Big Sandy UK Alumni Club will host its Fall Event Featuring UK Hoops Head Coach Matthew Mitchell on Thursday, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s Pike Building Theater.
Under Mitchell’s leadership, Kentucky has advanced to five consecutive postseason tournaments, including three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. UK has also finished second in the Southeastern Conference race, advanced to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game and charted over 20 wins in consecutive seasons, including a school-record 28 victories in 2009-10.
In the last two seasons alone, Kentucky has defeated 10 nationally-ranked opponents, finished in the top 25 of the national polls, garnered top 25 rankings in average attendance and recorded a remarkable 30-2 record in Memorial Coliseum.
Cost to attend the Fall Event is $5 for UK Alumni Association members and $10 for nonmembers. To RSVP, go online to www.ukalumni.net/bigsandyfallevent.