John Calipari, staff planning championship trophy tour

Head coach John Calipari and his staff will go on a tour of the state with the national championship trophy later this week, he announced on Twitter Tuesday night.

The tour, sponsored by Verizon Wireless, will make its first stops in Ashland, Pikeville and Hazard on Thursday.

On Friday, the tour will travel to Frankfort, Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Paducah.

The tour concludes Saturday with the trophy only at Verizon stores in Lexington (Hamburg) and Louisville (Old Brownsboro Crossing).

A full schedule, including exact location

Thursday, April 12th

Ashland, KY: Kroger (Noon-1:00 pm ET)

711 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Ashland, KY 41101

606.325.8231

 

Thursday, April 12th
Pikeville, KY: Expo Center Main Street Plaza (2:30-3:30 pm ET)
Billy Johnson Stage

126 Main Street

Pikeville, KY 41501-1144
606.444.5500

 

Thursday, April 12th

Hazard, KY: Perry County Park (5:00-6:00 pm ET)

354 Perry Park Road
Hazard, KY 41701-9522
888.857.5263

On Friday, the staff will board a train in Nicholasville, Ky. that will take them through Midway, Ky. at 11:05 a.m. and arrive in Frankfort, Ky. at 11:45 a.m.

Friday, April 13th

Frankfort, KY: Old Capitol Annex (11:45 am-12:45 pm ET)

300 West Broadway

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Friday, April 13th

Elizabethtown, KY: Kroger (2:30-3:30 pm ET)

111 Towne Drive

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

270.737.1710

 

Friday, April 13th

Owensboro, KY: Kroger (4:00-5:00 pm CT)

2630 Frederica Street

Owensboro, KY 42301

270.684.9411

 

Friday, April 13th

Paducah, KY: Kroger (7:30-8:30 pm CT)

3141 Park Avenue

Paducah, KY 42001
270.444.0596

 

(TROPHY ONLY)

Saturday, April 14th 

at Verizon Wireless

Lexington: Hamburg (10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET)

1895 Vendor Way

Lexington, KY 40509

859.264.9582

 

(TROPHY ONLY)

Saturday, April 14th 

at Verizon Wireless

Louisville: Old Brownsboro Crossing (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm ET)
4830 Norton Healthcare Blvd.

Louisville, KY 40222

502.339.4949s

 

Can’t wait to see Cal and the team touring with the trophy, they really did deserve the championship as they were easily the most tallented team in the NCAA this past season. Just can’t wait for next season, found out that Kentucky just landed the number 2 ranked 2012 recruit in the country! Go UK!