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Kentucky basketball will pay for deal with devil – John Calipari

Kentucky Shame


Here we go again.  Another highly negative article making a lot of assumptions.  This article comes from 1070 The Fan in Indy.  I'm guessing they are an ESPN affiliate by the looks of their site:  “Kentucky has a history of cheating, and there is little doubt it will continue under the stewardship of .  It's hard to question the corruption of an athletic department when they sign a basketball coach to the richest per year contract in college hoops within a few days of the coach's school being stripped of a Final Four appearance by the NCAA.”  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.


On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.


On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.


On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.


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