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Kentucky Men's Hoops Home Finale Sees Ticket Prices Soaring

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SeatGeek.com analyst Connor Gregoire said that the Univ. of Kentucky’s final home men’s hoops game on Saturday against Florida – as the team looks to remain undefeated – is the “hottest ticket for an SEC home game at Kentucky in the five seasons we’ve been monit...

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