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Kentucky fans are hoping they don’t have to say too many goodbyes on Sunday

As University of fans prepare to say farwell to three players — , and — Sunday on Senior Day, they also expect to say goodbye to several other of the team's stars that aren't seniors.  One of those players is Patrick Patterson. Patterson, a junior, is scheduled to graduate this year. He's projected in some mock NBA drafts to be a late lottery pick. But Patterson said he hasn't ruled out a return to the Wildcats, according a story by Brett Dawson in the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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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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