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Former Cat Dicky Beal’s got the scoop on Kentucky hoops

From John Erardi of the Cincinnati Enquirer, “I've got a secret weapon that allows me to segue into basketball season in early January without missing a beat. All I have to do is dial up Dicky Beal, the quicksilver former point guard out of Holmes High School, and he gets me caught up.”

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On December 10, 1951, Bob Burrow collected 34 rebounds against Temple for the most rebounds ever in a single game by a Kentucky player.


On December 10, 1977, as top-ranked UK is defeating Kansas on “Adolph Rupp Night” in Allen Field House on Naismith Drive in Lawrence, Kansas, Rupp dies. Thousands would participate in the funeral procession in Lexington.


On December 10, 2011, Indiana's Christian Watford hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer in Assembly Hall to stun No. 1 Kentucky.  It's only the second time Indiana had beaten a top-ranked team at Assembly Hall.


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