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1997-1998 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Seated (l to r): Assistant Coach , Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, , , , Wayne Turner, , Assistant Coach , Assistant Coach Shawn Finney. Standing: Special Assistant Leon Smith, Administrative Assistant Simeon Mars, Equipment Manager , Ryan Hogan, Heshimu Evans, Scott Padgett, , , Michael Bradley, Myron Anthony, , Trainer Eddie Jamiel, Strength Coach Tom Boyd

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
3Allen EdwardsMiami, FL (Miami Senior)6'5"205
4Steve MasielloWhite Plains, NY (Harvey School)6'1"170
5Wayne TurnerWayne TurnerBoston, MA (Beaver Country Day)6'2"190
11Saul SmithAthens, GA (Clarke Central)6'2"175
13Nazr MohammedChicago, IL (Kenwood)6'10"238
14Heshimu EvansBronx, NY (Evander Childs)6'6"215
15Jeff SheppardPeachtree City, GA (McIntosh)6'4"189
21Cameron MillsLexington, KY (Dunbar)6'3"181
22Ryan HoganDeerfield, IL (High)6'3"193
25Myron AnthonyNeptune Beach, FL (Fletcher)6'7"225
33Michael BradleyWorcester, MA (Burncoat)6'10"235
34Scott PadgettLouisville, KY (St. Xavier)6'9"240
42Jamaal MagloireToronto, ON (Eastern Commerce)6'10"260

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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