College Basketball

John Calipari Will Pay for 2 UK Students' Spring Tuition

Feb 5, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari during the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second half at Rupp Arena. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 77-55. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistOctober 28, 2013

If any University of Kentucky student wants to save a lot of money, head on over to Rupp Arena on Oct. 29 for the basketball team's Blue-White scrimmage for your chance to win free tuition.

That's right, two lucky students will get their spring tuition paid for just for attending the scrimmage. Head coach John Calipari announced the deal on Twitter on Monday:

Students have to be signed up at the start of the scrimmage and still be there by the time it ends. Students shouldn't have much of a problem staying there the whole time given that Kentucky's basketball team was voted the No. 1 in the AP preseason poll, via ESPN.com.

That seems like a reasonable set of rules for a nice reward.

Hat tip to For The Win for the find.

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