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Jan 242013
 

UK commitment Dakari Johnson and Montverde Academy will play Huntington Prep on March 3 in Louisville.
File photo: Scott McIntyre

Tickets went on sale Thursday for the March 3 matchup between Montverde Academy (Fla.) and Huntington Prep (W.Va.).

The game, part of the new Red State Blue State Series, will be played at Freedom Hall in Louisville and features UK commitment Dakari Johnson (Montverde) and top UK recruit Andrew Wiggins (Huntington Prep). Montverde also includes junior guard D’Angelo Russell, a Louisville native who is considering UK and U of L.

Tickets for the game can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or at the Freedom Hall box office (no Ticketmaster fees).

The Red State Blue State Series begins with a Feb. 2 doubleheader at Broadbent Arena in Louisville that features Ballard (Ky.) vs. St. Joseph’s (N.J.) at 3 p.m. and Whitney Young (Ill.) vs. Evangelical Christian (Tenn.) at 4:30 p.m. UK recruits playing in those games include Karl Towns (St. Joseph), Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young) and Skal Labissiere (Evangelical Christian).

Tickets for those games are already on sale and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or at the Freedom Hall box office.

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