UK Players voted into the State of Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame

35 Players Chosen
(Note: Head Coaches Adolph Rupp (1964) and Tubby Smith (2008) along with Assistant Coach and Athletic Director Harry Lancaster (1987) were inducted into the Hall of Fame. In addition UK Broadcasters Claude Sullivan (1975) and Cawood Ledford (1987) were also honored along with UK Athletic Director Bernie Shively (1975) and long-time equipment manager Bill Keightley (2007).
Please note that within the list below, not all inductees were honored for their basketball achievements at UK. Some received recognition for other sports, their earlier high school careers or for their later coaching career.)

PlayerYear
Inducted
HeightPositionHometown (High School)
Charles Hughes1975-C-FRepton, KY (Morton-Elliott Academy (Elkton))
Paul McBrayer19866-4GLawrenceburg, KY
Ellis Johnson19636-0GAshland, KY (High)
Forest Sale19636-4C-FLawrenceburg, KY
Ralph Kercheval19946-1GLexington, KY (Senior)
Ralph Carlisle19886-2FLawrenceburg, KY
Ken Rollins19956-0GWickliffe, KY
Alex Groza19926-7CMartins Ferry, OH (High)
Ralph Beard19855-10GLouisville, KY (Male)
Wallace Jones19636-4F-CHarlan, KY (High)
Cliff Barker19956-2G-FYorktown, IN (High)
Joe Hall19896-1GCynthiana, KY
C. M. Newton19916-2G-FFort Lauderdale, FL (High)
Bill Spivey20047-0CWarner Robins, GA (Macon Jordan)
Guy Strong20026-0GIrvine, KY
Cliff Hagan19756-4COwensboro, KY (High)
Lou Tsioropoulos19756-5FLynn, MA (Classical)
Billy Evans19886-1F-GBerea, KY (HIgh)
Vernon Hatton20016-3GLexington, KY (Lafayette)
Johnny Cox20016-4FHazard, KY (High)
Adrian Smith20056-0GFarmington, KY
Cotton Nash19936-5C-FLake Charles, LA (High)
Larry Conley19976-3F-CAshland, KY (High)
Louie Dampier19906-0GIndianapolis, IN (Southport)
Pat Riley20066-4FSchenectady, NY (Linton High)
Mike Casey20096-4GSimpsonville, KY (Shelby County)
Dan Issel19906-8CBatavia, IL (High)
Mike Pratt20106-4FDayton, OH (Meadowdale)
Jack Givens19916-4FLexington, KY (Bryan Station)
Derrick Ramsey19996-5FCamden, NJ (High)
Kyle Macy19966-3GPeru, IN (High)
Kenny Walker20076-8FRoberta, GA (Crawford County Comprehensive)
Rex Chapman20116-5GOwensboro, KY (Apollo)
Richie Farmer20026-0GManchester, KY (Clay County)
Jamal Mashburn20086-8FBronx, NY (Cardinal Hayes)


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