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Big Blue Madness tent count at 500, nearing last year’s record

Coach Cal

With over a day and a half left before tickets are distributed on Saturday morning, the tent count at the camp-out has climbed to approximately 500 on Thursday at 4 p.m. At the same time during last year's record-setting camp-out, there were 435 tents.  With the tent count above the 500 mark on Thursday afternoon, there stands a good chance that the record of 525 tents…

 

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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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