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Meeks’ career at Kentucky was a prelude to the pros

According to the official website, stated, ““Playing at definitely got me ready for the .  You're put on a pedestal at Kentucky just like you are in the NBA … maybe moreso in some ways.”  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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