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Rivals.com Says Kentucky’s Recruiting Class is No. 1 (Louisville Courier-Journal)

In his first month on the job, University of men's basketball coach has taken the Wildcats back to the top — at least in the recruiting world.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 26, 1949, Cliff Barker hit a shot against Vanderbilt from 63 feet, 7 inches to record the longest field goal ever made by a Kentucky player.  The previous record of 53 feet , 9 inches was set by Ralph Beard.

 

On February 26, 1991, Kentucky beat the Crimson Tide to win its 200th game in Rupp Arena and became one of two schools (along with North Carolina) to win 1,500 basketball games.

 

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