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Back Thru The Wildcat Years
One Year Ago
>^Freshman Chris Mills scored 19 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out 10 assists to score the first "triple-double" in UK history as the Wildcats defeated Austin Peay, 85-77, in Freedom Hall.
With UK watching its 21-point second-half lead dissolve to six, Mills fueled the team's offensive motors with three clutch passes. Two straight trips down the floor, the 6-foot-7 power forward, who replaced LeRon Ellis in the high post, took the ball near the top of the key, faced the basket and found Reggie Hanson breaking loose underneath.
The clincher came when a Mills-to-Ellis pass was quickly converted into a two.-hand-behind-the-back slam, giving UK and 81-69 lead.
Ellis, who paced the 'Cats with 23 points, missed only once in 11 attempts. Hanson and
Mills were next with 19 each followed by guard Derrick Miller with a 16-point showing.
Keith Rawls led the Governors with 28 points. Vincent Brooks also was in double figures with 10 points.
Austin Peay was coached by former UK assistant Lake Kelly, who criticized his team for a "horrible" first half, when the Govs were outscored, 45-30, by the 'Cats.
The victory gave the 'Cats a 5-6 record.
i^ln compliance with a court order, UK released the full text of the four remaining NCAA allegations contained in the NCAA's Supplemental Official Inquiry against the school's basketball program.
In brief, the allegations centered around the following:
1) "...That during the week of June 21-26, 1987, Bill Chupil, a representative of the
'Cats & Cards
I. True or False? Denny Crum has never 7. True or False? U of L has won 85 per-
beaten a UK team in Rupp Arena. cent of its games in Freedom Hall.
2. In the 20 games played to date. UK leads 8. True or False? The Cardinals were
the series with U of L by what margin? regular-season champions in the Metro Con-
a) 13-7 ference last year.
c) 14-6 9. Who was U of L's top sub (in scoring
d) 15-5 average) coming off the bench last year?
a) Cornelius Holden
3. The leading career scorer in U of L b) James "Boo" Brewer
history is which of the following? c) Jerome Harmon
a) Wes Unseld d) Everick Sullivan
b) Pervis Ellison
c) Darrell Griffith 10. What 1988-89 Cardinal player was a high
d) Lancaster Gordon school teammate of UK's Reggie Hanson?
Hint: Both played on a Kentucky state cham-
4. Who is the Cards' all-time leader in pionship squad.
assists? a) Keith Williams
a) Jeff Hall b) Felton Spencer
b) Phil Bond c) Shannon Fraley
c) Rick Wilson d) Tony Kimbro
d) Butch Beard
5. In what year did the Cardinals shoot a
blistering 81.5 percent in the second half to
defeat the Wildcats in the NCAA Mideast
6. Who was U of L's head coach before Den-
ny Crum took over 18 years ago?
a) John Dromo
b) John Heldman
c) Jock Sutherland
c) Bernard "Peck" Hickman
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university's athletics interests, arranged for and provided round-trip automobile transportation between Columbus, Ohio, and Lexington, Ky., as well as lodging, for prospective student-athlete Lawrence Funderburke (Columbus, Ohio) and the young man's friend, Mark Johnson; further, on this occasion, Funderburke was permitted to attend a portion of the university's summer basketball camp at no cost to him, and Johnson receive az t-shirt at no cost to him."
2) That men's basketball coach Dwane Casey permitted Janet Greene (a friend of Casey) to have an improper in-person recruiting contact with prospective student-athlete Lawrence Funderburke (Columbus, Ohio) when Casey and Greene attended the Columbus Werhle High School vs. Columbus West High School basketball game (at Werhle High School).
3) "It is alleged that student-athlete Eric Manuel committed academic fraud by cheating on a June 13, 1987, ACT test that was taken at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky..."
4) "It is alleged that on July 11-12, 1988. during interviews concerning Allegation No. 10, men's assistant basketball coach Dwane Casey and student-athletes Eric Manuel and Sean Sutton provided false and misleading information" to NCAA officials regarding auto transportation for the then-two prospects to Lafayette HS.
Five Years Ago
/UK continues to hold down the No. 2 position in both the AP and UPI polls with a 7-0 record, but UCLA, 6-0, have closed the gap-
i/UK went on a 17-5 splurge to down deliberate Miami 80-58. Dan Issel hit 14 of 20 shots from the field to score 33 points and also grabbed 11 rebounds. Mike Pratt and Larry Steele added 15 and 10 points respectively.
Kentucky 104, Furman 73
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on a layup by Hanson, a trey and a layup by Brassow.
Brent Williams tied the score at 16-all with a dunk, but the Wildcats went ahead to stay, 23-16, on a seven-footer by Woods, two free throws by Pelphrey and a trey by Brassow.
Aided by a 25-2 spurt that was fueled by three-pointers, they increased the margin to 54-32 at halftime, going into the intermission with a 47.6 percent shooting percentage on 20 of 42 field goal attempts. They were nine of 24 for 37.5 percent from three-point range.
Responding to the urging of 22,841 faithful in Rupp Arena, the Wildcats got their record-19th trey with 14 seconds remaining on a whirling shot by walk-on junior Braddy, who was fouled on the shot. His four-point play pushed the Wildcat lead to 104-71.
Pitino said the Paladins may have been a little tired after a 20-hour return from Hawaii Sunday night and a six-hour bus ride to Lexington.
However, Estes refused to blame fatigue for the defeat, Furman's fifth in eight games.
"We were down," he said, "they were good and that makes for a 40-point game. We didn't play well. We have a much better team than we showed tonight."
Pitino also pointed out that Furman played a good game at Dayton earlier in the season, losing to a team that presses continuously like
"We were down, they were good and that makes for a 40-point game. We didn't play well. We have a much better team than we showed tonight.
"We anticipated they would shoot the three better than Dayton, but not press as well. Kentucky varies their presses a little more. We never could get into a pattern."
—Furman coach Butch Estes
Kentucky. Furman committed a season-high 23 turnovers in that game.
"We anticipated they would shoot the three better than Dayton," Estes said, "but not press as well. Kentucky varies their presses a little more. We never could get into a pattern."
Pitino was especially pleased with the 50 deflections that his team had, including 29 at halftime. "That's unheard of," he said. "You don't get that unless you're really pouring it out. I haven't had too many teams get 50."