Three Years Ago
^Kentucky rolled to a convincing 72-50 win over Kansas in Lawrence, as Melvin Turpin and Jim Master combined for 48 points and Kennj Walker hauled down a game-high eight rebounds.
Kentucky, with Master red hot from the outside on 10 of 13 shooting, and Turpin scoring at will inside, raced out to a 35-20 intermission lead and never looked back.
Seven Years Ago
*The basketball Wildcats raced off with an 80-46 win over outmanned Baylor and Kyle Macy paved the way with 17 points. Derrick Hord and Jay Shidler chipped in with 11 and 10 points, in that order. UK led 40-17 at the half.
*Kentucky routed South Carolina 126-81, breaking the Rupp Arena scoring mark of 121 set against West Virginia a year earlier. Ken-
tucky built up a 61-39 halftime advantage and was never in danger as five Wildcats scored in double figures. Macy, Sam Bowie, Dwight Anderson and Derrick Hord scored 24, 23, 19 and 18 points respectively.
Eight Years Ago
*For only the second time in the 26-year history of the University of Kentucky Invitational Tournament, Kentucky lost its opening round game of the tourney, dropping a 73-69 decision to red-hot Texas A&M. It was the ninth consecutive win for the Aggies, who stand at 9-1 after losing their season opener. UK had a chance to tie the score with 16 seconds left in the game, but failed and A&M scored again. The score was tied nine times and their were 15 lead changes. No team ever led by more than four. Kyle Macy led Kentucky with 15 points, Chuck Aleksinas had 13.
*UK held on to a 94-87 win over Syracuse
1. Yes or No? Has Kentucky ever played Lamar in basketball?
2. What is Lamar's nickname?
3. What confercence does Lamar belong to?
a) Trans America
9. How many consecutive winning seasons did UK have between 1928 and 1966?
a) less than 30
10. True or False? Former UK forward Derrick Hord missed becoming a member of the 1,000 point club by just 13 points.
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4. Lamar University state?
5. True or False? UK has never won the Sugar Bowl basketball tournament.
6. What former UK guard holds the Wildcat record for the most consecutive free throws?
a) Kyle Macy
b) Ronnie Lyons
c) Jim Master
d) Ralph Beard
7. Against which team did UK set a school record for most points scored in one game?
c) Northwestern St.
d) Arkansas St.
8. Who eliminated Lamar from last year's National Invitational Tournament?
a) Oral Roberts
b) George Mason
c) James Madison
d) Robert Morris
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in the consolation game of the UKIT. The 'Cats ended their shooting slump by hitting 55 percent from the field. UK led 51-36 at the half. Chuck Aleksinas led UK with 20 points and Dwight Anderson had 17.
*High school All-Americans Derrick Hord, Sam Bowie, Dirk Minniefield and Charles Hurt all played in the Stewart's Basketball Classic at Louisville last week. Freedom Hall was also filled with college recruiters.
Twelve Years Ago
*Indiana center Kent Benson scored 26 points and hauled in 12 rebounds as he dominated UK freshmen centers Rick Robey and Mike Phillips. Indiana blasted UK 98-74,
handing the 'Cats their first loss of the season. The Hoosiers led 54-38 at the half and Kentucky never got close. The intense game had a bitter ending in the closing minutes when IU coach Bobby Knight "tapped" Kentucky coach Joe B. Hall on the head as he walked away. Although UK assistant Lynne Nance was in a fighting stance ready to challenge Knight, the Hoosier coach said the tap was meant affectionately and that he had been doing the same thing to his players for years. Scott May had 25 points for Indiana and Kevin Grevey led UK with 22.
?Senior guard Jimmy Dan Conner exploded for 35 points as a rejuvenated Kentucky basketball team whipped ninth-ranked North Carolina 90-78 at Freedom Hall.
Name PCX. Ht. Hometown College
1. Marcus Liberty F 6-8 Chicago Illinois
2. Dennis Scott G/F 6-7 Oaklon. Va. undecided
3. Eric Manuel G/F 6-6 Macon. Ga. Kentucky
4. LaBradford Smith G 6-4 Bay City. Tex. Louisville
5. Larry Johnson F 6-6"; Dallas SMU
6 Sean Higgins F 6-8 Los Angeles UCLA
7. Anthony Tucker F 6-8 Washington undecided
8. Rick Fox F 6-6 Warsaw, Ind. North Carolina
9. Treg Lee F 6-8 Cleveland Ohio State
10. Brian Shorter F 6-7 Mouth of Wilson. Va. Pitt
11. Brian Williams C 6-10 Santa Monica. Calif. undecided
12. Perry Carter F 6-7 Pittsfield. Maine undecided
13. Jay Edwards " G 6-4 Marion. Ind. Indiana
14. Rodney Monroe G 6-2 Hagerstown, Md. N.C. State
15. Jerome Harmon G 6-4 Gary. Ind. undecided
16. Elliott Perry G 5-11 Memphis undecided
17. LeRon Ellis C 6-10 Santa Ana, Calif. Kentucky
18. King Rice G 6-0 Bmghamton, N.Y. North Carolina
19. Bobby Martin C/F 6-9 Atlantic City, N.J. undecided
20. Doug Smith C/F 6-9 Detroit Missouri
21. David Whitmore G 6-4 Playa del Rey. Calif. Georgia Tech
22. Bill Heppner C 6-8 VS Crystal Lake, III. DePaul
23. Michael Maddox F 6-8 Oklahoma City Kansas
24. Greg Koubek F 6-6 Clifton Park, N.Y. Duke
25. John Crotty G 6-1 Lincroft, N.J. Virginia
26. Matt Muehlebach G 6-3 Kansas City Arizona
27. Mark Macon G 6-4 Saginaw. Mich. Temple
28. Barry Young _F 6-7 Ellicott City. Md. undecided
29. David White F 6-6 St. Petersburg Florida State
30. Eli Brewster G 6-3 Columbus, Ohio Ohio State
31. Anthony Avent C/F 6-9 Newark. N.J. Seton Hall
32. Richard Dumas F 6-7% Tulsa. Okla. Oklahoma St.
33. John Pittman C 6-11 Rosenburg. Tex. Kentucky
34. Livingston Chatman F 6-7 Lakeland, Fla. Florida
35. Lyndon Jones G 6-2 Marion. Ind. Indiana
36. Aubrey Boyd G 6-5 Macon, Ga. Fla. State
37. Bryant Lancaster G 6-4 Valley, Ala. Alabama
38. Sean Green F 6-6 Mouth of Wilson. Va. N.C. State
39. Bennett Jackson F 6-7 Blenheim. S.C. South Carolina
40. Brian Garner G 6-2 Milwaukee Iowa
41. Delino DeShields G 6-0 Sealord. Del. Villanova
42. Tim Singleton G 6-1 New Orleans Notre Dame
43. Gerald Madkins G 6-3 Merced. Calif. UCLA
44. Mike Masucci F 6-10 Grandview. Mo. Kansas
45. Byron Tucker F 6-9 Oxon Hill. Md. N.C. State
46. Curtis Cuthpert C/F 6-9 Flint. Mich. Iowa
47 Mike Polite F 6-7 Daytona Beach, Fla. Florida State
48 Barry Manning G 6-3 Columbia, S.C. undecided
49 Chris Corchiani G 6-0 Hialeah. Fla. N.C. State
50 Elmore Spencer C 6-11 Atlanta Georgia
51. Damon Patterson F 6-7 Kalamazoo, Mich. Oklahoma
52. Thomas Jordan C/F 6-9 Baltimore Oklahoma St.
53. Ronald Coleman F 6-6 Compton, Calif. Southern Cal
54. Rodell Davis G 6-4 Harvey. Ili. Iowa
55. Ken Turner F 6-6 Indianapolis Virginia
56. Steve Gallaway G 6-3 Jackson. Miss undecided
57. Ouinn Smith G 6-0 Rochester undecided
58. Darrin Terry F 6-5 Hughes Springs, Tex. undecided
59. Neville Austin C 6-10 Auburn. Ala. Georgia
60. Darelle Porter G 6-4 Pittsburgh Pitt
61. Michael Harden G 6-0 Baton Rouge, La. undecided
62 Mark Georgeson C 6-10 Huntington Bch.. Cal Arizona
63. Jesse Hall G 6-4 Venice, III. Michigan St.
64. Cedric Lewis C 6-9 Washington undecided
65. Sean Rooks C 6-10 Fontana, Calif. Arizona
66. Brent Price G 6-0 Enid. Okla. South Carolina
67. Chris Seter F 6-8 Brookfield, Wis. Michigan
68. Craig Upchurch F 6-7% St. Louis undecided
69 Clay Buckley C/F 6-10 Berwyn, Pa. Duke
70. Glenson Sitney F 6-6% Beltsville. Md. undecided
71. Keith Gailes G/F 6-4 Michigan City, Ind. Loyola (III.)
72. Mike Burnett G 6-4 Meadville, Pa. St. Bonaventure
73. Robert Johnson F 6-6 Des Moines. Iowa Iowa State
74. Bill Reid G 6-4 Rock Island, III. Purdue
75. Lance Kroll C 6-9 Tulsa. Okla. Oklahoma
76. Steve Grant F 6-8 Marietta. Ga. Vanderbilt
77. Bobby Holkan C 6-11 Houston SMU
78. Ryan Drew G 6-3 Seattle California
79. Dale Davis C/F 6-9 Toccoa. Ga. Clemson
80. Kurt Miller G 6-4 Ogden. Utah undecided
81. Jason Matthews G 6-3% Santa Monica. Calif. Pitt
82. Darrell Johnson F 6-6 Houston undecided
83. Norman Brown F 6-5% Park Forest, III. undecided
84. David Williams F 6-5 Washington undecided
85. Johnathan Davis F 6-8 Pensacola, Fla. Kentucky
86 Johnny Woodson G/F 6-5 Detroit Drake
87 Larry Gorman F 6-7 Oak Forest, III. Northwestern
88. Bobby Russell G/F 6-5 Ft Lauderdale. Fla. undecided
89 Kevin Howard G 6-4 Atlanta undecided
90. Duane Cooper G 6-2 Lakewood. Calif. Southern Cal
91. Marshall Wilson F 6-8 Carnesville. Ga. Georgia
92. Antoine Lewis G 6-0 Brooklyn, N.Y. Kansas
93. Sean Miller G 6-0 Beaver Falls, Pa. Pitt
94 John Carty C/F 6-9 Corvallis. Ore. California
95. Ricky Clark F 6-6 Lithonia. Ga. Tennessee
96. Arnold Bernard G 5-7 Bronx. N.Y. undecided
97. Anthony Haynes G 6-2 Macon. Ga. undecided
98 Deron Feldhaus F 6-7 Maysville. Ky. Kentucky
99 Joe Cook G 6-2 Lincoln. III. undecided
100 Ruye Glass G 6-3 Hialeah. Fla. Florida