Happy Birthday to Cliff Hawkins!

Cliff Hawkins was born December 24, 1981 in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the son of Ricky Hunter and Monique Wilhite.  Cliff played at from 2000-2004 and is No. 7 on Kentucky’s all-time career assists leaders list with 468 or  3.7 per game.  He was named All- third team in 2004 and honorable mention All-SEC by The Associated Press in 2003.  He sank the game-winning shot against on Jan. 12, 2002 with 3.4 seconds remaining and posted a career-best 10 assists against Mississippi State, including nine in the first half in 2002.  As a senior in high school, he led Oak Hill to a 30-2 record and a No. 2 national ranking.  He averaged a double-double — 10.1 points and 12.5 assists per game and also set the school record for assists in a season with 400, surpassing the marks of guards Jeff McInnis, and Cory Alexander.  Cliff is currently playing in Europe for the BC Armia Tbilisi basketball team in the -Superleague.