May 3rd, 2012 01:29 PM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Kentucky
Tags: Joe Craft Center, Rupp Arena, UK, White House
Cat fans, another banner is up.
Tomorrow the University of Kentucky basketball team will travel to the White House for the traditional handshake-and-howdy with the President as the reigning NCAA basketball champions. But back in Lexington, photographs of UK’s eighth national championship banner are starting to make the rounds.
Last month, after capturing yet another title, Kentucky fans roared during a Rupp Arena celebration in which Banner #8 was officially raised. But another eighth banner is now up in UK’s practice facility, the Joe Craft Center. (Photo at left, click the story headline for a closer look.)
Alongside the banners from 1948, 1948, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, and 1998… the latest banner from 2012 now dangles.
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