Over the summer, I like to highlight some games that often don’t get mentioned in the great lore of UK basketball. Sometimes they even might be losses, like last week’s Duke-Kentucky 2001. Today is one of the more exciting regular season games in recent UK history, the game against Maryland in 1998. The defending national champion Cats had a spotty start to their season and the 2nd ranked Terps came in hot with Steve Francis and others wanting to prove they could take the crown.
They didn’t. But the game those 2 teams produced was one of the more enjoyable to watch in UK history.