Morehead State’s Kenneth Faried breaks NCAA rebounding record

Kenneth Faried
Kenneth Faried - AP Photo

This isn’t related to basketball but it’s worth mentioning because it is a major accomplishment from an athlete at a Kentucky school.  ’s  snapped Tim Duncan’s modern-era Division I career rebounding mark with 12 boards in the Eagles’ 71-65 victory over State on Saturday.  The 6-foot-8 senior, who also scored 17 points in ’s ninth straight victory, now has 1,576 rebounds, six more than Duncan collected at from 1994-97.  The ’s modern era began after 1973, when freshman were permitted to play.  Faried tells The Associated Press in a telephone interview that he takes pride in his rebounding ability and is humbled to be mentioned in the same breath with Duncan.