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Image 29 of The Cats' Pause, "December 13, 1986"

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December-/3, /(?<9f 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 Wildcat Quiz 1. Yes or No? Has Kentucky ever played Lamar in basketball? 2. What is Lamar's nickname? a) Pioneers b) Wildcats c) Cardinals d) Gaels 3. What confercence does Lamar belong to? a) Trans America b) Southland c) Southwest d) Independent 9. How many consecutive winning seasons did UK have between 1928 and 1966? a) less than 30 b) 37 c) 38 d) 49 10. True or False? Former UK forward Derrick Hord missed becoming a member of the 1,000 point club by just 13 points. is located in what 4. Lamar University state? a) Oklahoma b) Kansas c) Wyoming d) Texas 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? a) Vanderbilt b) Northwestern 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 Answers (m va stfoZZ'l psjojupjofi) bsjoj yr L£ 6 UOSVfl 3%J03Q S (9961 ".' sid9ll) UJ91S9MUUON i (MOJ V Ul SMOJU1 33jf OP) WW <"!f V (30MJ 1U3I\3 3U1 UOM SOU Xfl) 3S/VJ C (juoumvsg) svxsi -p puDfuinos £ spwpuvj z °N I 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