Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Men’s Basketball to play UTEP (Texas Western) in 2016


Today, Matt Jones of KSR is reporting that the Cats will play UTEP, formerly known as Texas Western, in 2016.  The game will be played on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and will be a rematch of the 1966 national championship game, as well as the 50th anniversary of the game.

 

 

The Kentucky/Texas Western game was so big that it even inspired a movie, Glory Road.  Here’s clip of the championship game from the movie:

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