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Senior Night experience like ‘heaven’ for Eloy Vargas

Eloy Vargas - photo by Regina Rickert | WildcatWorld.comSenior Night is one of the most sacred traditions in college basketball, but experiencing it at might be in a category by itself.  Whether it's the players busting through the hoop to a standing ovation of 24,000 fans, receiving a framed jersey with family and friends by their side, or fighting back the tears during a rendition of “My Old Kentucky Home,” there is something about Senior Night at that can produce a tear in the most stoic of people.

 

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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