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The ways of Chuck Hayes

is the kind of tough, scrappy guy Houstonians love to cheer. By most people's standards the 26-year-old California native is a tall, brawny guy. But by standards he's on the small side: 6-6 and 230 or so pounds. So he trains to be strong and fast, and he plays with heart and soul. The Rockets center — and father of a toddler — took time recently to talk about the value of grilled veggies, giving up sodas and the restorative power of a good nap.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 23, 1970, Dan Issel scored 47 points against Alabama.

 

On February 23, 2019, with an 80-53 victory over Auburn, 10th-year head coach John Calipari moves past Joe B. Hall for the second most victories by a UK head coach in program history. He trails only the Baron of the Bluegrass, Adolph Rupp.

 

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