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Sinister Influences: Kentucky's Fabulous Five and the Point-Shaving Scandal of 1951

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The passion that is University of Kentucky basketball's Big Blue Nation is not a recent phenomenon. In fact, fans' maniacal devotion to the 'Cats traces back to Coach Adolph Rupp's early days at UK in the 1930s. As Rupp grew into his job, his teams steadily grew more formidable until they became nearly invincible in what came to be known as UK's "glory years," 1946-1951. In that time frame, Kentucky's Fabulous Five merely: won the National Invitational Tournament (NIT), which was considered the national championship at the ...

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Sinister Influences: Kentucky's Fabulous Five and the Point-Shaving Scandal of 1951 2015, Acclaim Press

ISBN-13: 9781938905759

Hardcover