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Boogie will compete for his first gold medal tomorrow

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Tomorrow afternoon Boogie has the chance to become one of several former Kentucky Wildcat basketball players to become an Olympic Gold medalist.

Team USA will meet Serbia for the second time in the Olympic tournament, this time with a gold medal on the line. Tip off will be at 2:45 p.m. tomorrow on NBC. Surprisingly enough, USA hasn’t really blown anyone away in the past two weeks, but has managed to scrape by each time.

If (and when) USA wins tomorrow, DeMarcus Cousins would join Anthony Davis (2012) and Tayshaun Prince (2008) as some former Wildcats who won gold medals. That’s some pretty good company in my opinion.

Article written by Haley Simpson

I'm from Bullitt County but I'm not a 6'9 power forward with a solid outside shot. Follow me on Twitter: @haleysimpKSR

1 Comment for Boogie will compete for his first gold medal tomorrow



  1. CatBlue in LR
    4:33 pm August 22, 2016 Permalink

    Also Adrian Smith in 1960, not to mention the entire Fabulous Five in 1948, coached by Adolph Rupp.