The Unforgettables

 

unforgettablesDuring the Coach era, several of his teams adopted various nicknames -among them Pitino’s Bombinos and the Untouchables. But no team captured the hearts of Wildcat more than “The Unforgettables”

The Unforgettables

of 1991-92. After battling probation for two seasons, the ‘92 squad set our to make its presence felt in postseason play. Led by seniors , John Pelphrey and , the Wildcats advanced all the way to the East Regional Championship to face Duke. In what many have labeled the “greatest college game ever played,” Christian Laettner drained a shot at the buzzer that kept our of the Final Four. Athletics Director summed up their accomplishments during a postseason ceremony in which the seniors’ jerseys were retired, “Today, our program is back on top, due largely to four young men who persevered, who weathered the hard times, and who brought the good times back to basketball. Their contributions to UK basketball cannot be measured in statistics or record books.”

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