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Former Cat Jodie Meeks to be traded to the Philadelphia 76ers

The have agreed to a trade that will send Jodie Meeks, Francisco Elson and a second-round draft pick to the for Primoz Brezec and Royal Ivey, two league sources told ESPN.com Insider Chad Ford.  The teams are awaiting a trade call to finalize the deal by Thursday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 26, 1949, Cliff Barker hit a shot against Vanderbilt from 63 feet, 7 inches to record the longest field goal ever made by a Kentucky player.  The previous record of 53 feet , 9 inches was set by Ralph Beard.

 

On February 26, 1991, Kentucky beat the Crimson Tide to win its 200th game in Rupp Arena and became one of two schools (along with North Carolina) to win 1,500 basketball games.

 

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