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Kentucky Has Had One Of The Best Off-Seasons (SI.com)

Taking into account everything that's happened since North Carolina cut down the nets in Detroit — the coaching carousel, the spring signing period and NBA draft decisions — these are the four best and worst offseasons in college basketball.  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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