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Image 186 of Basketball, 1990

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

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THIS IS KENTUCKY UK'S ATHLETICS FACILITIES — SECOND TO NONE Rupp Arena is the 23,000-seat home of the Wildcat Commonwealth Stadium seats 58,000 for Wildcat Football. Basketball team. The E.J. Nutter Training Facility is home to UK Football. KENTUCKY ATHLETICS IN 1988-89 The University of Kentucky Athletics Association enjoyed another banner year in 1988-89, especially in the women's athletic programs. For starters, the UK women's cross country team captured its first NCAA championship. Cross country and volleyball each earned a Southeastern Conference title. In all, UK posted 46 points in the race for the women's SEC All-Sports Trophy to finish third. It was the highest finish by UK in the All-Sports Trophy race, bettering the previous high of fourth place set a year earlier in 1988. The men's programs did not fare as well in the SEC All-Sports Trophy after finishing a record-high fourth in 1988. The UK men's programs compiled 31 points to place seventh in this year's race. Cross country again was a Kentucky strong point as the Wildcats captured the Southeastern Conference title. In tennis. All-Americans Rich Benson, Mario Rincon and Adam Malik paced the men's tennis team to a second-place finish in league play. 1988-89 SEC ALL-SPORTS TROPHY RACE MEN WOMEN PI. School Ms. PI. School Pis. 1. LSU 59.0 1. Florida 56.5 2. Florida 54.0 2. Georgia 51.0 3. Alabama 48.0 3. KENTUCKY 46.0 4. Georgia 42.5 4. Auburn 45.0 5. Tennessee 38.5 5. LSU 44.5 6. Auburn 37.0 6. Tennessee 41.5 7. KENTUCKY 31.0 7. Alabama 33.5 8. Miss. State 27.0 8. Miss. State 19.5 9. Vanderbilt 22.5 9. Ole Miss 16.0 10. Ole Miss 18.5 10. Vanderbilt 14.5 184