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Tayshaun Prince has started 838 regular-season games since the beginning of the 2003-04 season

Tayshaun Prince clearly expects his future in the league to be just as relevant as his past.

Tayshaun Prince - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

– photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

History says that Tayshaun Prince has started 838 regular-season games since the beginning of the 2003-04 season with the .

That's the second-most in the , behind Cleveland's LeBron James.

The Grizzlies own a .640 winning percentage in 113 regular season games since Prince arrived to Memphis in a trade involving Rudy Gay.

Prince, 34, doesn't sound like someone who lives in the past, no matter how flattering. However, the 6-foot-9 veteran forward clearly expects his future in the league to be just as relevant.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.

 

On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.

 

On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.

 

On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.

 

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