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Lawyers push back deadline for UK’s response to Gillispie lawsuit (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Attorneys for the University of and its former basketball coach Billy Clyde Gillispie have jointly asked a federal court in Dallas for more time to allow to respond to Gillispie's lawsuit.  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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