5 quotes about tradition-rich Kentucky basketball

Sat, Apr 2
10:21
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Of the Final Four teams, the one with the greatest basketball tradition is the University of Kentucky Wildcats. Here are five all-time great University of Kentucky basketball quotes:

1. "Kentucky players put their pants on the same way our players do. It just takes them a little longer to pull them up."

-- Joe Sexson, former Butler coach

2. "I'd just as soon freeze to death."

-- Ashley Judd, Kentucky graduate, on being offered a University of North Carolina jacket on a movie set

3. "They're great. We could play them 10 times and lose nine. I wouldn't be sure we would win the tenth."

-- Rick Majerus, on a great Kentucky team

4. "I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body."

-- Winston Bennett, former University of Kentucky basketball player

5. "I know I have plenty of enemies, but I'd rather be the most hated winning coach in the country than the most popular losing one."

-- Adolph Rupp, legendary Kentucky basketball coach

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