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UK Basketball seniors, 1949

Posted on July 28, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Four senior members of the University of Kentucky championship basketball team and the student manager, Humsey Yessin, prior to their final appearance in Alumni Gymnasium February 26, 1949. From left, Alex Groza, Cliff Barker, Yessin, Ralph Beard and Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones. UK defeated Vanderbilt, 70-37.

Four senior members of the University of Kentucky championship basketball team and the student manager, Humzey Yessin, before their final appearance in Alumni Gymnasium on Feb. 26, 1949. From left, Alex Groza, Cliff Barker, Yessin, Ralph Beard and Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones. UK defeated Vanderbilt, 70-37. Jones died Sunday at age 88.

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