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The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
     

The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

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by Tom Wallace, Kyle Macy (Foreword by)
 

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The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program ever in the history of college basketball, and The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of the team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcat teams and players, the book includes details about

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The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program ever in the history of college basketball, and The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of the team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcat teams and players, the book includes details about “The Fabulous Five,” “The Fiddlin’ Five,” “Rupp’s Runts,” “The Unforgettables,” Jamal Mashburn, Rex Chapman, Melvin Turpin, Kenny Walker, John Wall, and 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 seven NCAA championships. This is a must read for all Kentucky basketball fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613210185
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
03/27/2012
Edition description:
Revised and Updated Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(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