A Celebration of Kentucky’s Left-Handers

In celebration of International Left-Handers Day, let’s take a look back at some of the best…

Happy Birthday to Cliff Hawkins!

Cliff Hawkins was born December 24, 1981 in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the son of Ricky…

December 29, 2001: Pitino gets mixed welcome in return to Rupp

From the “Kentucky Basketball:  The Season never Ends Calendar” – Gettysburg.  D-Day. The Battle of the…

Kentucky dominates 2nd half, pastes North Carolina 93-76… 9 years ago today

From the “Kentucky Basketball:  The Season Never Ends” Calendar:  Unranked Kentucky ended its worst start in…

December 29, 2001: Kentucky 82, Louisville 62

For a half, Pitino’s coaching mystique hung heavy in Rupp Arena. Then UK’s superior talent delivered…

Former Cat Cliff Hawkins must still prove his value to Polish club Trefl Sopot

The original article is in Polish.  Here’s the link to the translated article.

Former Cat Cliff Hawkins Finds a Contract in Poland

Bluegrass State Basketball tells us former Kentucky point guard Cliff Hawkins has found an opportunity to…

2000-2001 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row: Assistant Coach Mike Sutton, Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Matt Heisenbuttel, Cliff Hawkins, Todd Tackett, Saul Smith, J.P. Blevins, Keith Bogans, Gerald Fitch, Associate Coach George Felton, Assistant Coach David Hobbs

Second Row: Strength Coach Tom Boyd, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Basketball Director Reggie Hanson, Cory Sears, Marquis Estill, Jules Camara, Marvin Stone, Tayshaun Prince, Erik Daniels, Manager G.G. Smith, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Special Assistant A.J. Summers (not pictured Jason Parker)

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
3JP BlevinsEdmonton, KY (Metcalfe County)6'2"181
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
11Saul SmithAthens, GA (Clarke Central)6'2"175
12Todd TackettPaintsville, KY (Paintsville)6'2"176
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
21Tayshaun PrinceTayshaun PrinceCompton, CA (Dominguez)6'9"213
24Marvin StoneHuntsville, AL (Grissom)6'10"268
33Cory SearsCorbin, KY (High)6'6"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
42Jason ParkerCharlotte, NC (West Charlotte) 6'8"255
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236

2001-2002 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Asst. Coach Mike Sutton, Coach Orlando Smith, Adam Chiles, Matt Heissenbuttel, Cliff Hawkins, J.P. Blevins, Keith Bogans, Gerald Fitch, Rashaad Carruth, Josh Carrier, Asst. Coach Reggie Hanson, Asst. Coach David Hobbs.

Second Row: Equipment Mgr. Bill Keightley, Special Asst. Kevin Murphy, Chuck Hayes, Erik Daniels, Tayshaun Prince, Marvin Stone, Jules Camara, Marquis Estill, Jason Parker, Cory Sears, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Strength Coach Tom Boyd, Manager G.G. Smith.

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Adam ChilesLouisville, KY (Ballard)6'1"170
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
2Rashaad CarruthCollege Park, GA (Cathedral Academy)6'3"180
3JP BlevinsEdmonton, KY (Metcalfe County)6'2"181
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
5Josh CarrierBowling Green, KY (High)6'4"205
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
21Tayshaun PrinceTayshaun PrinceCompton, CA (Dominguez)6'9"213
24Marvin StoneHuntsville, AL (Grissom)6'10"268
33Cory SearsCorbin, KY (High)6'6"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
44Chuck HayesModesto, CA (Modesto Christian)6'6"242
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236

2002-2003 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Front Row (l to r): Assistant Coach David Hobbs, Head Coach Orlando “Tubby” Smith, Ravi Moss, Matt Heissenbuttel, Gerald Fitch, Keith Bogans, Cliff Hawkins, Brandon Stockton, Preston LeMaster, Assistant Reggie Hanson, Assistant Scott Rigot

Back Row: Basketball Operations Director Leon Smith, Equipment Manager Bill Keightley, Athletic Trainer David Kindy, Josh Carrier, Chuck Hayes, Marquis Estill, Jules Camara, Bernard Cote, Erik Daniels, Kelenna Azubuike, Antwain Barbour, Manager Allen Edwards, Special Assistant Kevin Murphy, Strength Coach Tom Boyd

#PlayerHometown (Last School)HtWt
1Brandon StocktonGlasgow, KY (High)5'9"167
1Cliff HawkinsDumfries, VA (Potomac) 6'1"187
2Ravi MossHopkinsville, KY (University Heights)6'2"190
4Gerald FitchMacon, GA (Westside)6'3"188
5Josh CarrierBowling Green, KY (High)6'4"205
10Keith BogansAlexandria, VA (DeMatha Catholic, MD)6'5"213
12Preston LeMasterParis, KY (Bourbon County)6'2"188
12Bernard CoteSt. Lambert, QB (Champlain-St. Lambert)6'9"217
14Erik DanielsCincinnati, OH (Princeton)6'8"214
15Matt HeissenbuttelLexington, KY (Catholic)6'4"194
24Kelenna AzubuikeTulsa, OK (Victory Christian)6'5"220
33Antwain BarbourElizabethtown, KY (High)6'5"195
40Souleymane CamaraDakar, SN [Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA]6'11"211
44Chuck HayesModesto, CA (Modesto Christian)6'6"242
50Marquis EstillRichmond, KY (Madison Central)6'9"236