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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Staff Writer | May 28, 1992
BEL AIR -- A mother trying to prevent unsupervised contact between her ex-husband, who is on probation for child sex abuse, and her 5-year-old daughter agreed yesterday to come out of hiding and accept a Harford County Circuit Court judge's offer to turn the child over to Kentucky authorities.In a telephone interview from an undisclosed location, the woman, whose name is being withheld to protect the child-abuse victim, said she was "going for the deal" to turn herself and the child over to the Kentucky Department for Social Services.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Staff Writer | March 27, 1992
PHILADELPHIA -- Kentucky needed something to gets its second wind, to hold off an oncoming express train in ugly red uniforms. The Wildcats had watched their early 21-point lead evaporate, and Massachusetts was charging hard, trailing by two with 5 1/2 minutes left.That's when Lennie Wirtz, who was officiating basketball games before John Calipari was born, stepped in and stopped the Minutemen cold. He called a controversial technical against the Massachusetts coach, and Kentucky was able to breathe again.
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,Sun Staff Writer | March 25, 1995
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The would-be king was paying homage to the grizzled master yesterday."Coach [Dean] Smith, like wine, has gotten better with age," said Kentucky's Rick Pitino. "In the modern-day coaching world, I don't think [what Smith has done] will ever be duplicated."Smith, the legendary 64-year-old coach of North Carolina, has 21 years and 546 wins on Pitino. Tonight, when North Carolina faces Kentucky in the Southeast Regional final at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, they'll match X's and O's for the right to go to the Final Four.
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By Paul McMullen | March 30, 1998
What: NCAA championshipWhere: Alamodome, San AntonioWhen: 9: 18 tonightTV/Radio: Chs. 13, 9/WBAL (1090 AM)Line: Kentucky by 3 1/2Final Four histories: Kentucky is in its 13th Final Four and has six titles to its credit, second only to UCLA. Utah is in its fourth Final Four; the Utes' only title came in 1944.NCAA seeds: Kentucky won the Southeastern Conference tournament to earn an automatic berth and was seeded No. 2 in the South Regional. Utah lost the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference tournament to UNLV and was an at-large selection, seeded No. 3 in the West.
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By Gary Lambrecht | March 22, 2002
The game What: NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal Site: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y. Time: 10:03 p.m. (approx.) TV/Radio: Chs. 13, 9/WBAL (1090 AM) Line: Maryland by 6 The teams Maryland: 28-4, Atlantic Coast Conference champions at 15-1; 19th NCAA appearance. Kentucky: 22-9, fourth in the Southeastern Conference at 10-6; 43rd NCAA appearance. The frontcourts Kentucky has an outstanding player in forward Tayshaun Prince, who is coming off a 41-point effort against Tulsa and has been its leading scorer all season.
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By Kelly Carter and Kelly Carter,Dallas Morning News | January 20, 1991
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- It's Friday night, and Bravo Pitino's is hopping as usual. Downstairs, former New York Knicks coach Stu Jackson shares a laugh with a few gentlemen. Moments later, LSU center Shaquille O'Neal very noticeably walks through the door.Upstairs, another former Knicks coach, the one for which the restaurant is named, sits at a table in the middle on the floor, the easier to see and be seen.Patrons begin clapping as the violinists from the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra break out in a soothing rendition of the University of Kentucky fight song.
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By John Eisenberg | March 30, 1998
SAN ANTONIO -- It all started on a school bus motoring through the southern Maryland countryside on the way to Baltimore, where Tubby Smith would come to cheer for the Bullets and Orioles when he was a kid living in St. Mary's County back in the '50s and '60s."
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,Sun Staff Writer | March 24, 1995
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Rick Pitino says he wants his Kentucky '' Wildcats to play defense as if they haven't eaten in two weeks, and last night they went on a feeding frenzy.Pressure defense and a seemingly endless bench inspired Kentucky's 97-73 drubbing of overmatched Arizona State in a Southeast Regional semifinal at Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.The victory sends the top-seeded Wildcats, 28-4 and winners of 11 in a row, against second-seeded North Carolina in tomorrow's regional final.
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By Ken Murray | April 1, 1996
What: NCAA national championshipWhere: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, N.J.When: Today, 9: 22 p.m.Line: Kentucky by 14Key matchups: The best matchups are inside, where Kentucky's Antoine Walker will guard John Wallace and the Wildcats' Walter McCarty will go against Otis Hill. Because Syracuse has two good post players, it will be harder for Kentucky to double down on defense. Another key will be how much damage Kentucky can do inside against Syracuse's 2-3 zone.Why Kentucky can win: Because of its superior depth and the confidence it gained with a close win over UMass.
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