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August 7, 2020

READ: The Undefeated discusses Adolph Rupp and Rupp Arena name change

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Last month, faculty members of the African-American and Africana Studies (AAAS) program at the University of Kentucky submitted a letter to President Eli Capilouto asking for Rupp Arena’s name to be changed. The faculty pointed to former Kentucky head coach Adolph Rupp’s past and how his name has “come to stand for racism and exclusion…

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July 30, 2020

LISTEN: Adolph Rupp defends delayed Kentucky basketball integration in 1971 interview

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Questions surrounding the legacy of Adolph Rupp resurfaced last week when Kentucky’s department of African-American and Africana Studies stated in a letter to UK president Eli Capilouto, “The University should rename Rupp Arena.” The department argued that Rupp’s name “has come to stand for racism.” The letter sparked a debate over how Rupp handled race…

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December 14, 2019

Georgia Tech is a Significant Footnote in Kentucky Basketball History

Nick Roush 2:00pm December 14, 2019 12/14/19 Comments Disabled

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Georgia Tech is the answer to a Kentucky basketball trivia question. Entering Saturday’s matchup at Rupp Arena, Kentucky has a 56-15 overall lead in the series. It’s the first time the two teams have met since the Yellow Jackets won 86-84 against Tayshaun Prince and Keith Bogans in 2000. Once upon a time, Georgia Tech…

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August 6, 2019

ESPN on Adolph Rupp’s legacy, whether or not Calipari can surpass him

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm August 6, 2019 8/6/19

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This summer, ESPN has been running a series on the programs in college basketball history with legendary coaches, and how they have — or have not — moved on from them. Today was Kentucky’s turn, and the ESPN staff ranked Adolph Rupp’s successors as such: 1. John Calipari 2. Rick Pitino 3. Joe B. Hall…

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July 27, 2019

WATCH: Adolph Rupp Reveals the Secret to his Success

Nick Roush 9:15pm July 27, 2019 7/27/19

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Have you ever wanted to know how Adolph Rupp became a legendary basketball coach? You can hear the secret to his success from the Baron of the Bluegrass himself. “We have no magic formula, but we do have some sound fundamental drills and some very excellent plays.” Those words come from an instructional video Rupp…

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