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College athletes, including Kentucky players, seeking cut of television revenue to cover school costs

NCAA LogoMore than 300 major college football and men's basketball players are telling the and college presidents they want a cut of ever-increasing TV sports revenue to fatten scholarships and cover all the costs of getting a degree, with athletes picking up still more grant money when they graduate.  The players from Arizona, Georgia Tech, , Purdue and UCLA have signed a petition asking the NCAA to “realize its mission to educate and protect us with integrity.”

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.

 

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky made 60 field goals against Georgia for the most field goals ever made in a single game by a Kentucky team.

 

On February 27, 2016, freshman Jamal Murray scored 33 points at Vanderbilt.

 

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