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Kentucky in SEC tourney, 1996

Posted on March 11, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
The UK basketball team along with coach Rick Pitino intensely watched the action on the court during their 95-75 win over Arkansas in the SEC  Tournament in New Orleans, LA, March 9, 1996. UK ended up losing the tournament to Miss.  State 73-84 on March 10 marking the first time UK had lost the SEC Tournament  since 1989. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

The UK basketball team, with coach Rick Pitino, lower right, intently watched the action on the court during the Cats’ 95-75 win over Arkansas in the SEC Tournament on March 9, 1996,  in New Orleans. UK ended up losing in the title game the next day to Mississippi State, 84-73, ending a run of four straight SEC tournament championships. From left are assistant coach Winston Bennett, Ron Mercer, Antoine Walker, Allen Edwards, Oliver Simmons, Anthony Epps, Nazr Mohammed, Jason Lathrem and Cameron Mills. Also on the team that year were Derek Anderson, Jeff Sheppard, Tony Delk, Wayne Turner, Mark Pope, Walter McCarty and Jared Prickett. Seven players from this team were drafted by NBA teams, and nine ended up playing in the league. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

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