Big Blue invades the Yum! Center for practice


The Kentucky Wildcats huddle during a open practice prior to the game against the Hampton Pirates at KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Louisville , Ky. Kentucky, the overall number 1 seed, opens its NCAA tournament Thursday at approx. 9:40 EST. Photo by Michael Reaves

The UK Men’s basketball team and fans invaded the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday for open practice and press conferences. Around  10,000 UK fans filled the lower bowl of the arena and cheered on the Cats during their 40 minutes of practice. Kentucky took part in shooting drills and fast break drills for the fans before closing out the practice by shooting half-court shots. Kentucky will take on Hampton at approximately 9:40 ET on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Follow @KyKernelSports on Twitter for live updates and photos throughout the game. Photos by Michael Reaves | Staff.


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