Richie Farmer who was indicted earlier this week on four counts of misappropriating government funds and one count of soliciting property in exchange for government grants, pleaded not-guilt today.
Farmer was named Mr. Basketball in the state of Kentucky in 1988 and played shooting guard for the University of Kentucky from 1988 to 1992. He averaged 7.6 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game. He and fellow classmates Deron Feldhaus, Sean Woods, and John Pelphrey, became known as “The Unforgettables” and his No. 32 is retired and hangs in the rafters of Rupp arena.
The trial, set for July 2nd, could see Farmer sentenced to a 10 year prison sentence and up to $250,000 worth of fines for each count to which he is found guilty.