Only coach in school history to guide UK to bowl games in four consecutive years and win three straight bowls Took over a program mired in a severe NCAA probation and by 2006 led UK to a 28-20 upset win over Clemson in the Music City Bowl Followed with a win over Florida State in the 2007 Music City Bowl, a season which included a Top-10 ranking and victory over No. 1 (and eventual national champion) LSU Following 2008 season, defeated East Carolina in the Liberty Bowl and completed his career at the Music City Bowl in 2009 Won at least seven games four years in a row, first time that had happened at UK since 1909-12 2009 SEC Coach of the Year by CollegeFootballNews.com In last four seasons, led UK to 12 fourth-quarter comeback wins.
Fan favorite for relentless defense and tenacious rebounding. Named the 2005 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Ranks seventh in career rebounds with 910 boards. Led the team in rebounding for three straight seasons from 2003-05. Led UK in blocks in 2004. Ranks eighth in career steals with 170. Led team to the 2005 SEC regular-season championship. Also a key member on the SEC Tournament championship teams in 2003, 2004. Member of the 1,000-point club. Appeared in the NCAA Tournament in all four of his seasons, including Elite Eight finishes in 2003 and 2005. Two-time All-SEC honoree, including first-team honors by the AP and Coaches in 2005. Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2002. 11-year NBA veteran.
Podcast 31: Will Marshall from ASeaofBlue.com joins Mike Hicks and Aaron Newton to discuss the New Mexico State win and the upcoming South Carolina game. This one if for the #BBN Kentucky Football faithful.
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The crew is working hard to make the new court that will be debuted at Big Blue Madness. Remember, the ceiling have been given a new look already.
Get those camera phones ready for not just the latest dance from the next stars of Kentucky basketball, but, the court itself will do a new dance of it’s own.
What a great treat for the kids at Picadome Elementary School and the kids from the University of Kentucky to play together.
Check out the video of them having fun in the school gym shot by Curtis Burch of Big Blue Insider.