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.
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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.
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h The Wildcats won the University of Kentucky Invitational Tournament for the
23rd time in 3l tournaments this season.
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- Kentucky has played on national, regional, or local television in all 3l
E of its games this season.
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Kentucky, the all——time winningest team in college basketball, now has an
u overall record of l356-6+22-l.
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— 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.
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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.
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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.
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