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Basketball in Kentucky - Great Balls of Fire

Basketball in Kentucky - Great Balls of Fire

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Basketball in Kentucky - Great Balls of Fire

Spotlights the Coach Denny Crum years at the University of Louisville; the UK national title run of 1978; the Lexington Dirt Bowl through the eyes of a 10-year-old; the arrival of Rick Pitino at UK and the 1992 UK-Duke game; UK's title games in 1996, '97, and '98; the role of the media in the popularity of the game; the "poetry" of the game itself; and game four of Male's run through the 2001 Sweet 16. A KET production.
S1 E4 Length 58:21 Premiere: 12.5.02

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Basketball in Kentucky - Great Balls of Fire

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The ambitious goal is to travel back to the first games played in Louisville's YMCA gym in 1895 and move through more than a century of people and places to capture the essence of the game that holds a special place in the hearts and minds of nearly every Kentuckian. Bob Edwards of NPR's Morning Edition narrates. A KET production.

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