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Report: Tennessee on 2-year probation


has self-imposed a two-year probation on its athletics department as part of its response to alleged violations, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported Friday.  The probation and other smaller penalties are outlined in the university's 191-page official response to the NCAA allegations, which was filed in May and inspected by the newspaper.  “The University has taken what it believes are meaningful and appropriate steps to address the problems identified in this case,” the response reads…

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.


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