UK senior forward Jon Hood has done almost as much as a college basketball player can do at UK. He has won an NCAA National Championship game, has been a part of three SEC Championships and has played in multiple NCAA Tournament games.
Orlando “Tubby” Smith, former UK men’s basketball coach and 1998 NCAA National Champion, caps off the 2013 inductee class for the UK Athletics Hall of Fame.
Former UK basketball star Rex Chapman, also known as “King Rex” by fans, will return to Lexington this weekend to be inducted into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame.
Doors will open at 7 p.m., and 1,000 tickets are available. Each student selected in the lottery will receive two tickets to the event, which will take place on Oct. 18 at Rupp Arena. Tickets are free of charge.
If national recruiting experts agree on one thing in the Class of 2014, it’s that this class is riddled with more potential package deals than any recruiting class in history.
UK head coach John Calipari has already received two commitments from the Class of 2014 in center Karl Towns Jr. and point guard Tyler Ulis.