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Kentucky fans haven’t been this sure of a championship since that 1996 team

Kentucky FansWhen won the national championship in 1996, Alexander Wolff began his Sports Illustrated cover story this way:  “They scarcely celebrate their national championships at Kentucky. They revive them, yes, and cherish them, most certainly. But celebration comes reluctantly to the people of the Commonwealth, who so surely expect titles.”  Wolff is in the basketball Hall of Fame, but that paragraph never rang true to me….”


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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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