UK set to face Seton Hall in 2nd Annual Citi Hoops Classic

Published: Jun. 11, 2018 at 4:26 PM EDT
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G3 and Citi are excited to announce the presale of the 2nd Annual Citi® Hoops Classic featuring the University of Kentucky and Seton Hall University men’s basketball teams. John Calipari’s Wildcats will face Kevin Willard’s Pirates on December 8th at noon at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. The presale will begin June 12th at 10AM.

“We're excited to once again host the Citi Hoops Classic at the iconic Madison Square Garden,” said Tad Ehrbar, Citi SVP of Entertainment & Sports Marketing. “We look forward to an exhilarating atmosphere in December."

“Our program has a rich tradition of competing at Madison Square Garden, and our team, especially those who grew up in New York, understands why it is such a terrific privilege to play at The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard said. “We’re looking forward to working with Citi on what should be a great game against a great opponent.”

“This is a great opportunity to play a strong team in a historic venue,” said Calipari on the upcoming game. “We love coming to New York and look forward to seeing the Big Blue Nation in full force. We are excited to partner with Citi to bring great a basketball game to the fans.”

Tickets will be available for purchase exclusively for Citi cardmembers from June 12th – 25th on After a second presale window for each of the school’s donor funds, ticket sales will open to the general public on July 9th via