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Kentucky 2011 prospect Quincy Miller worth the hype

Quincy Miller - photo by Kelly Kline | ESPN Rise

- photo by Kelly Kline | Rise

Championship Tuesday at the Hawk Kreul Classic consisted of finals in the Coral Springs and Sweet Sixteen Brackets. Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) won the Coral Springs final 51-30 over Belen Jesuit (Miami) and Northeast (Oakland Park, Fla.) took home the Sweet Sixteen title beating The Rock School (Gainesville, Fla.) 51-39. Point guard Sam Mills scored 25 points for Cardinal Gibbons while Jelani Hewitt took home MVP honors scoring 25 points for Northeast. Quality Education (N.C.) beat Dillard (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) 72-63 in the Sweet Sixteen Silver Bracket. ESPNU Super 60 forward Quincy Miller and Baylor-bound point guard Stargell Love were terrific. Miller showed his skill and athletic ability while Love had an excellent floor game and provided several above-the-rim highlights in transition.

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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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