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Sam Bowie dunk vs. Notre Dame, 1980

Posted on March 28, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Kentucky's Sam Bowie dunks over Notre Dame's Orlando Woolridge, left, and Kelly Tripucka Dec. 27, 1980 at Freedom Hall in Louisville. Bowie led UK with 18 points but it wasn't enough as the eight-ranked Irish won, 67-61 behind Tripucka's 30 points and Woolridge's 15. It was the first defeat of the year for the No. 2 ranked Wildcats, who would go on to finish the season with two consecutitive losses en route to a 22-6 record. Photo by E. Martin Jessee | staff

Kentucky’s Sam Bowie dunked over Notre Dame’s Orlando Woolridge, left, and Kelly Tripucka on Dec. 27, 1980, at Freedom Hall in Louisville. Bowie led UK with 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as the eighth-ranked Irish won, 67-61 behind Tripucka’s 30 points and Woolridge’s 15. It was the first defeat of the year for the No. 2-ranked Wildcats, who would go on to finish the season with two consecutive losses en route to a 22-6 record. ¬†Photo by E. Martin Jessee | Staff

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