Wednesday, March 18, 2009
(Click on photo to enlarge the best dunk of the year) Cheered on by a raucous crowd in MEMORIAL COLISEUM , Kentucky outlasted UNLV 70-60 Tuesday night in the National Invitation Tournament first-round game. KY was still playing in Memorial Coliseum when I was a freshman at UK in 1975-76, the last year before moving into Rupp Arena. The Coliseum was a great place to attend games. I remember watching coach Dale Brown from LSU take his sport coat off, walk out to mid-court, throw it down on the UK logo and stomp on it. You talk about the roof coming off. KY fans are trying to do their best to get excited about the NIT. The first round NIT game being played in Memorial Coliseum was pretty cool. Rupp Arena is booked for KY's High School Sweet 16. Rumors are rampant about Billy being replaced at the end of the season. Something tells me that even when the season finally ends, we're going to be in for an interesting off season. Louisville being named the number one overall seed in the NCAA and Minnesota making it into the NCAA sure hasn't helped UK fans cope with the post season.