How I Helped Cornell Beat Kentucky in 1966


From Hall of Fame journalist Billy Reed: “On the day of the first basketball game between and since Dec. 28, 1966, I might as well tell you about why accused me of helping the Ivy League school shock the mighty Wildcats, 92-77, in Memorial Coliseum. That was the season after the team known as “Rupp’s Runts” had gone all the way to the championship game before losing to Texas Western. Although leaders and Tom Kron were gone, the Cats returned three starters, including All-Americans Pat Riley and Louie Dampier.”

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