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Image 9 of Mideast Regional, March 22 and 24, 1984

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N More Wildcat Notes N Sam Bowie's consistent progress this season is well indicated by the fact ` that he led UK in scoring the last three regular season games and in rebounding H in seven of the eight regular season games. He has been the Wildcats' leading _ _°` scorer five times and the team's leading rebounder l8 times. He has had l0 or E more rebounds in eight of the last 14 games. Besides having scored more than , l,2OO points in his career, Bowie has pulled down more than 800 career rebounds. # # # s Sophomore forward Kenny Walker has scored in double figures in all but =*‘ B five games this season, including l7 of the last l8 games and 23 of the last 25 u games. More than 55 percent of Walker's points this season have come in the ,_ second half of games. His jumper at the buzzer gave the Wildcats a 5l—£+9 victory h over Auburn in the SEC Tournament championship game. Q # # # h The Wildcats won the University of Kentucky Invitational Tournament for the 23rd time in 3l tournaments this season. # # # - Kentucky has played on national, regional, or local television in all 3l E of its games this season. . # # # Kentucky, the all——time winningest team in college basketball, now has an u overall record of l356-6+22-l. # # # V — Kentucky's five signees thus far this season are Ed Davender, a 6-2 guard __ from Brooklyn, N.Y.; Cedric Jenkins, a 6-9 forward from Dawson, Ga.; Robert “ Lock, a 6-ll center from Reedley, Calif.; Richard Madison, a 6-8 forward from Memphis, Tenn.; and Todd Ziegler, a 6-7 forward from Louisville, Ky. # # # Melvin Turpin has been named to every All—Southeastern Conference team. · U He was also named to the SEC all-tournament team. He was named to the second — unit of the Basketball Writers' All-Merica team. ` # # # B Kenny Walker rebounded from a l-ll shooting night against Alabama in the semifinals of the SEC tournament to hit 6-7, including the game—winner, in the h championship game against Auburn. if # #