What channel is the UK game against the Bahamas national team on?

Where to watch and how to follow Sunday’s men’s basketball friendly game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Bahamas National Team:

Game time is noon (EDT) at Baha Mar Resort Convention Center in Nassau, Bahamas.

Television

Network: SEC Network

Advertisers: game by game, Tom Hart; analysis, Dane Bradshaw

Where to find the SEC network:

Spectrum Cable: Channel 516

DISH Network: Channel 408 (on Hopper and Joey Channel 404)

Direct TV: Channel 611

UVverse: Channel 607 (1607 HD)

Radio

Live : WLAP-AM 630, WBUL-FM 98.1

Statewide list of UK Radio Network affiliates: Click here

Satellite Radio: None.

UK Sports Network Broadcast Team: game by game, Tom Leaching; analyst, Jack Givens

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After missing last season through injury, Iowa transfer CJ Fredrick was set to see his first playing time in a Kentucky uniform in the United Kingdom’s four-game exhibition season in the Bahamas. Elliott Hess British athletics

the Internet

Live updates: Join the in-game conversation on Kentucky.com.

Live video: You can stream the game live online from WatchESPN.com or the WatchESPN app, depending on your TV service provider.

Twitter: @johnclayiv; @markcstory; @BenRobertsHL; @cdrummond97; @kentuckysports; @heraldleader

Facebook: Photos and links on kentucky.com and KentuckySports.com pages

The Kentucky list: Click here

Composition of the Bahamas national team: Click here

The chances: Unavailable

For full post-match coverage: kentucky.com

What we know about the Bahamas National Team:

It currently has a 2-4 record in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. The Bahamas have twice beaten the US Virgin Islands, 86-74 on February 26 and 97-80 on July 2. However, the Bahamians were pulverized twice by Team Canada, losing 115-73 on November 28 and then getting hit. 113-77 the next day. The Bahamas also went 0-2 against the Dominican Republic, losing 90-65 on February 27 but losing just eight, 88-80, on July 5.

Indiana Pacers guard Buddy Hield, the former Oklahoma Sooners star, played in two World Cup qualifying games this summer for the Bahamas. In the 97-80 win over the US Virgin Islands on July 2, Hield made five of 11 three-pointers and had 24 points while dishing out five assists.

The 6-foot-4 Hield also played for the Bahamas in their 88-80 loss to the Dominican Republic on July 5. He put on a dazzling performance, scoring 29 points on 11 of 16 shots, including 6 of 11 from deep. Hield also had five rebounds, nine assists and three steals.

The only two players to appear in all six World Cup qualifying games so far for the Bahamas are Mychel Thompson (11.3 ppg, 5.2 rpg) and Travis Munnings (10 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 5.3 apg).

After their exhibition against Kentucky, the Bahamas still have five World Cup qualifying games to play: two against Venezuela (August 25, February 24, 2023); two against Argentina (August 29, November 13); and one against Panama (November 10).

Tickets for the game are $100 each with general admission seating.

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Mark Story has worked in the Lexington Herald-Leader sports department since August 27, 1990 and has been a Herald-Leader sports columnist since 2001. I’ve covered every Kentucky-Louisville football game since 1994, every basketball game UK-U of L match but three since 1996-97 and every Kentucky Derby since 1994.
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