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Six Wildcats making Florence appearances

Kentucky Wildcats - photo by Walter Cornett |

Photo by Walter Cornett |

The national champions are coming to Florence.  Northern may have been snubbed by the statewide tour of the University of Kentucky's men's basketball team's national championship trophy, but six key members of the title squad will be making appearances here starting Saturday.  On Saturday, and will appear at Cardboard Heroes in the Florence Mall from 3-5 p.m. Tickets are $25 to see them individually or $40 to see both. Inscriptions are $10 each.


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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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