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University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
     

University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

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by Tom Wallace, Cotton Nash (Foreword by)
 

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The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program in the history of college basketball, and this newly revised edition of the University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of this extraordinary team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcats teams and

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The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program in the history of college basketball, and this newly revised edition of the University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of this extraordinary team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcats teams and players, this definitive source includes details about “The Fabulous Five,” “Rupp’s Runts,” “The Unforgettables,” Jamal Mashburn, Rex Chapman, Melvin Turpin, Kenny Walker, John Wall, and so many more. Coaching greats Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall, Eddie Sutton, Rick Pitino, Tubby Smith, and John Calipari are also featured, as are each of their eight NCAA championships. Without a doubt this is a must-have for any Kentucky fan!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613218921
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
10/18/2016
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
69,645
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Tom Wallace is an award-winning former sportswriter who covered University of Kentucky basketball for two decades. He spent seven years as editor for Cawood Ledford Productions, and is a former columnist for the Cats’ Pause. He was also sports editor for the Henderson Gleaner, where he was twice honored by the Kentucky Press Association for writing the best sports story in the state. Tom is the author of five sports-related books and four novels. In addition to the University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia, he has written books with former Wildcats Travis Ford and Jeff Sheppard. Tom is an active member of Mystery Writers of America and the Authors Guild. He is a native of Central City, Kentucky. A Vietnam vet, Tom currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

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The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kentucky would be a lot better if they did not have a coach like John Calapari. He is a big cheater who does anything and everything to win.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Calipari is a great coach and a great mentor so that is why I look up to him #CalipariSupporter