UK Basketball History

Wildcat Legend Frank Ramsey Dead At 86

Jul 8, 2018
UK Athletics

Frank Ramsey, a Kentucky men's basketball national champion, All-American and UK Athletics Hall of Famer, died Sunday morning from natural causes in his hometown of Madisonville, Kentucky. His 87th birthday would have been Friday.  Ramsey was a key contributor on Kentucky's 1951 national championship team and one of the stars of the 1954 team that went a perfect 25-0 but declined an invitation to the NCAA Tournament.

Saving Stories: Nunn Center Partners With UK Great To Interview Big Blue Basketball Legends

Dec 14, 2017
Nunn Center For Oral History

The Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History in the UK Libraries is partnering with former Wildcat great Kyle Macy for a project involving the university's storied men's basketball program.  Today we feature the legendary exploits of Jack "Goose" Givens who's 41 point night helped the Wildcats defeat the Duke Blue Devils in the 1978 National Championship Game.