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November 18, 1999 | Associated Press
No. 14 Kentucky took control with an 18-4 run midway through the second half and cruised to a 67-50 victory over Pennsylvania on Wednesday in the first round of the Preseason NIT at Lexington, Ky. Freshman forward Marvin Stone enjoyed a strong debut for the Wildcats, leading the team with 12 points and grabbing six rebounds. The Wildcats will face No. 16 Utah in the second round of the tournament Friday at Rupp Arena.
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November 18, 1999 | Associated Press
No. 14 Kentucky took control with an 18-4 run midway through the second half and cruised to a 67-50 victory over Pennsylvania on Wednesday in the first round of the Preseason NIT at Lexington, Ky. Freshman forward Marvin Stone enjoyed a strong debut for the Wildcats, leading the team with 12 points and grabbing six rebounds. The Wildcats will face No. 16 Utah in the second round of the tournament Friday at Rupp Arena.
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October 27, 1985 | Associated Press
Twenty-six University of Kentucky basketball players said they received cash payments while playing for the Wildcats, according to a copyright story in the Lexington Herald-Leader Sunday. The players said they received "$100 handshakes" in Rupp Arena after games, received as much as $500 on visits to boosters' homes and offices and up to $1,000 each or more for their free season tickets. The Herald-Leader interviewed 33 former players who played during the past 13 years.
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December 10, 1998 | ROBYN NORWOOD
No. School (Record)Comment 1. Connecticut (7-0): Hold on top spot isn't tight. 2. Maryland (10-0): Could move up with win at Kentucky. 3. Duke (8-1): First game against Maryland is Jan. 3. 4. Kentucky (8-1): Outkicked Indiana in overtime. 5. Cincinnati (5-0): Not getting its due, but thrives on that. 6. Stanford (5-2): Looking better in two-point loss to Maryland. 7. No. Carolina (9-1): Charleston celebrates as South defeats North. 8. Arizona (4-0): Anteaters for dinner on Monday. 9.
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March 29, 1986 | United Press International
Clarissa Davis came off the bench to score 32 points and grab a record 18 rebounds Friday to lead top-ranked and unbeaten Texas past Western Kentucky, 90-65, in the Division I women's NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns, 33-0, play the USC-Tennessee winner in Sunday's national title game in Rupp Arena. Davis, a 6-1 freshman center from San Antonio, keyed a 16-6 run midway through the second half to move the Longhorns to a 62-49 bulge with just less than nine minutes to play.
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October 5, 1986 | Associated Press
A group that wants to establish a museum in honor of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp is still looking for a site eight years after announcing its plans. The Rupp-UK Basketball Museum Committee formed in 1978 and began raising money to honor the late coach, who guided the basketball team for 42 years. But so much material was collected, the requirements for space grew. There was also a dispute over who controls a site that head been suggested for the museum in Lexington Center.
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December 10, 1998 | ROBYN NORWOOD
No. School (Record)Comment 1. Connecticut (7-0): Hold on top spot isn't tight. 2. Maryland (10-0): Could move up with win at Kentucky. 3. Duke (8-1): First game against Maryland is Jan. 3. 4. Kentucky (8-1): Outkicked Indiana in overtime. 5. Cincinnati (5-0): Not getting its due, but thrives on that. 6. Stanford (5-2): Looking better in two-point loss to Maryland. 7. No. Carolina (9-1): Charleston celebrates as South defeats North. 8. Arizona (4-0): Anteaters for dinner on Monday. 9.
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November 20, 1985 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
At a recent Kentucky intrasquad basketball scrimmage in Rupp Arena, one of the officials called a questionable foul against Wildcat All-American Kenny Walker. "Who are you working for," a fan yelled at the official, "the Herald-Leader?" He referred to the Lexington Herald-Leader, which called numerous fouls against the university's basketball program in a series of articles last month.
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April 1, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
University of Arizona basketball Coach Lute Olson announced Sunday night that he is no longer a candidate for the vacant head coach's position at the University of Kentucky. "I feel honored to have been given an opportunity to visit with University of Kentucky officials regarding their vacancy, but have decided to withdraw my name from the list of those being considered," Olson said in a statement released through Dr.
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December 13, 1987 | Associated Press
A little offense went a long way for Kentucky's Cedric Jenkins. Jenkins' tip-in as time expired--his only points of the game--lifted No. 1 Kentucky to a 76-75 victory over Louisville Saturday. "Definitely, I'd have to say it was one of my greatest moments," Jenkins said. "I'm not one to concentrate on offense too much. I'm in there to shut my man down and get rebounds."
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March 16, 1998 | From Associated Press
A note to C.M. Newton, athletic director at Kentucky. Dear C.M.: Don't bother to call Joe Alleva, our athletic director, to try to schedule a basketball game. Signed, Mike Krzyzewski, coach, Duke University. The Blue Devils were booed again, won again and headed back to the NCAA tournament's round of 16 again Sunday, and all things considered, it wasn't such a bad weekend at Rupp Arena.
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February 2, 1998 | From Associated Press
Throughout Royce Olney's career at New Mexico, he has thrived on toughness and his ability to cope with desperate situations. None more desperate than the one the 14th-ranked Lobos faced Sunday in the Pit at Albuquerque, N.M. After trailing by 13 points early in the second half, New Mexico, 16-3 overall and 6-1 in the Western Athletic Conference, rode the scoring of Olney and Clayton Shields to a 77-74 victory over No. 3 Utah, which came in with a school-record 18-game winning streak.
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December 13, 1987 | Associated Press
A little offense went a long way for Kentucky's Cedric Jenkins. Jenkins' tip-in as time expired--his only points of the game--lifted No. 1 Kentucky to a 76-75 victory over Louisville Saturday. "Definitely, I'd have to say it was one of my greatest moments," Jenkins said. "I'm not one to concentrate on offense too much. I'm in there to shut my man down and get rebounds."
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October 5, 1986 | Associated Press
A group that wants to establish a museum in honor of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp is still looking for a site eight years after announcing its plans. The Rupp-UK Basketball Museum Committee formed in 1978 and began raising money to honor the late coach, who guided the basketball team for 42 years. But so much material was collected, the requirements for space grew. There was also a dispute over who controls a site that head been suggested for the museum in Lexington Center.
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March 29, 1986 | United Press International
Clarissa Davis came off the bench to score 32 points and grab a record 18 rebounds Friday to lead top-ranked and unbeaten Texas past Western Kentucky, 90-65, in the Division I women's NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns, 33-0, play the USC-Tennessee winner in Sunday's national title game in Rupp Arena. Davis, a 6-1 freshman center from San Antonio, keyed a 16-6 run midway through the second half to move the Longhorns to a 62-49 bulge with just less than nine minutes to play.
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March 29, 1986 | MICHAEL WILBON, The Washington Post
The man in the lobby with the long, tall hat, the pleated beige suit and fistful of tickets drawing so much attention at the Adolphis Hotel would identify himself only as "J.R." A bit presumptuous perhaps, but by nightfall, no doubt that "J.R." could have as much money as the Ewing millionaire whose moniker he borrowed.
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March 29, 1986 | MICHAEL WILBON, The Washington Post
The man in the lobby with the long, tall hat, the pleated beige suit and fistful of tickets drawing so much attention at the Adolphis Hotel would identify himself only as "J.R." A bit presumptuous perhaps, but by nightfall, no doubt that "J.R." could have as much money as the Ewing millionaire whose moniker he borrowed.
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February 2, 1998 | From Associated Press
Throughout Royce Olney's career at New Mexico, he has thrived on toughness and his ability to cope with desperate situations. None more desperate than the one the 14th-ranked Lobos faced Sunday in the Pit at Albuquerque, N.M. After trailing by 13 points early in the second half, New Mexico, 16-3 overall and 6-1 in the Western Athletic Conference, rode the scoring of Olney and Clayton Shields to a 77-74 victory over No. 3 Utah, which came in with a school-record 18-game winning streak.
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November 20, 1985 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
At a recent Kentucky intrasquad basketball scrimmage in Rupp Arena, one of the officials called a questionable foul against Wildcat All-American Kenny Walker. "Who are you working for," a fan yelled at the official, "the Herald-Leader?" He referred to the Lexington Herald-Leader, which called numerous fouls against the university's basketball program in a series of articles last month.
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October 27, 1985 | Associated Press
Twenty-six University of Kentucky basketball players said they received cash payments while playing for the Wildcats, according to a copyright story in the Lexington Herald-Leader Sunday. The players said they received "$100 handshakes" in Rupp Arena after games, received as much as $500 on visits to boosters' homes and offices and up to $1,000 each or more for their free season tickets. The Herald-Leader interviewed 33 former players who played during the past 13 years.
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