Sports Illustrated Covers

The following are Sports Illustrated issues with Kentucky players or coaches on the cover courtesy of the Sports Illustrated Vault at SI.com.  I actually own original copies of most of these I am proud to say. Click on the thumbnail to view larger image.

December 10, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 24Cotton NashOn the Cover: Cotton Nash, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: James Drake

 
March 07, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 10
Adolph Rupp
On the Cover: Adolph Rupp, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: James Drake
 
March 28, 1966 | Volume 24, Issue 13
Pat Riley
On the Cover: Pat Riley, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: James Drake
 
December 02, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 23
Mike Casey
On the Cover: Mike Casey, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: James Drake
 
March 16, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 11
Dan Issel
On the Cover: Dan Issel, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: Rich Clarkson
 
March 31, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 13
Mike Flynn
On the Cover: Mike Flynn, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: Rich Clarkson
 
April 03, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 15
Jack Givens
On the Cover: Jack Givens, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: James Drake
 
December 05, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 24
Sam Bowie
On the Cover: Sam Bowie, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: Manny Millan
 
February 08, 1984
Sam Bowie
On the Cover: Sam Bowie, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
 
May 29, 1989 | Volume 70, Issue 23
University of Kentucky
On the Cover: Basketball, University of Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: George Lange
 
February 26, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 8
Rick Pitino
On the Cover: Rick Pitino, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: Patrick Murphy-Racey
 
April 08, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 14
Antoine Walker
On the Cover: Antoine Walker, Basketball, University of Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: David E. Klutho
 
April 17, 1996
Tony Delk and Jeff Sheppard
On the Cover: Tony Delk and Jeff Sheppard, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: John Biever / SI
 
March 30, 1998 | Volume 88, Issue 13
Nazr Mohammed
On the Cover: Nazr Mohammed, Basketball, University of Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: John Biever
 
April 06, 1998 | Volume 88, Issue 14
Wayne Turner
On the Cover: Wayne Turner, Basketball, University of Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: John W. McDonough
 
April 08, 1998
Orlando "Tubby" Smith
On the Cover: Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: John Biever / SI
 
March 10, 2003 | Volume 98, Issue 10
Cliff Hawkins
On the Cover: Cliff Hawkins, College Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats
Photographed by: Damian Strohmeyer
 
October 10, 2007
Kentucky Wildcats
On the Cover: Kentucky Basketball
Photographed by: AP
 
January 10, 2010
John WallOn the cover:  John Wall