March 22, 1998: ‘Ghost’ of ’92 classic scared away in 86-84 comeback over Duke

Frank Anderson | LHL - UK team together at center court after beating Duke 86-84 in the NCAA South Regional Final in St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 22, 1998.
Frank Anderson | LHL - team together at center court after beating 86-84 in the South Regional Final in St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 22, 1998.

If Big Blue Nation carried psychic scars from and six years earlier – and it did – ’s first team supplied the healing salve. Down 17 points with 9:38 left, rallied behind the penetrating drives of point guard Wayne Turner. With the score tied at 81 and 39.4 seconds left, buried a trey that put the Cats ahead to stay in one of their most savored victories.  Read article.