UK to dedicate statue honoring Joe B. Hall in front of Wildcat Coal Lodge

UK will dedicate a statue honoring former men’s basketball coach Joe B. Hall in front of the Wildcat Coal Lodge at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The Coal Lodge is the new basketball dorm for UK men’s basketball players.

The Joe B. Hall sculpture is cast in bronze and weighs about 400 pounds, according to a UK Athletics news release. It was created by Missouri sculptor J. Brett Grill.