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Billy Gillispie still roots for Kentucky…with his crooked smile

When the news broke last week of Memphis and the NCAA, Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Expresss News pictured in front of his bench again.  He pictured him with a crooked smile, as if reacting to a bad call.  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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