Have you ever wondered what John Calipari would look like on the softball diamond? Here’s your chance to find out, Kentucky fans.
The Wildcats men’s basketball coach will be hosting the Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic on August 28, according to a release from the university.
— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) August 16, 2016
Calipari will host the inaugural event at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington. It will feature many Kentucky stars, such as NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns and former Wildcats stars Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress.
It won’t just include Wildcats basketball personalities. Kentucky football legend Tim Couch is listed as a player, as well as Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter and former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Austin Kearns.
General admission tickets are $8, while premium seating is $20. The Coach Cal VIP Experience tickets are priced at $100, according to the release. Proceeds are to go to charity.
According to the school, this game will take the place of the annual UK Alumni Charity Basketball Game this season while Rupp Arena is under construction.