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Before the Kentucky-Kansas game, 1950

Posted on January 30, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Two of the nation's top basketball programs, head coaches and big men posed for a picture the day before the University of Kentucky played Kansas in Memorial Coliseum in December 1950. From left, are Clyde Lovellette, 6-9 Kansas University center, Kansas  Coach Phog Allen, Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp and Bill Spivey, 7-foot Kentucky  center. The quartet got together December 15, 1950 at Memorial Coliseum where both the Jayhawks and Wildcats worked out prior to their game December 16, 1950. UK dominated KU and won 68-39. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Two of the nation’s top college basketball programs, head coaches and big men posed for a picture the day before Kentucky played Kansas in Memorial Coliseum in December 1950. From left, Clyde Lovellette, Kansas’ 6-9 center, Kansas Coach Phog Allen, Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp and Bill Spivey, Kentucky’s 7-foot center. The quartet got together Dec. 15, 1950, at Memorial Coliseum, where both teams worked out before their game the next day. Kentucky dominated Kansas and won 68-39. Spivey had a game-high 22 points while Lovellette was the only Jayhawk in double figures with 10 points. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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