Frank Ramsey

(Madisonville High SChool, Madisonville, KY) A fierce competitor, Frank led his Maroons to consecutive KHSAA State Tournament appearances in 1948 and 1949. He was also named to the All-State Tournament Team in 1949.. Frank went on to have a legendary career at the University of Kentucky, starting on the only undefeated team. He then went…

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Corky Withrow

(Central City High School, Central City, KY) Corky led Central City to three consecutive KHSAA Sweet Sixteen appearances, 1954, 1955, and 1956. During his high school career, he scored over 3100 points. He was named first team All-American in 1956 (Dell magazine), and a member of several all-star teams including the Kentucky All Stars in…

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Ron King

(Central High School, Louisville, KY) A Central Yellow Jacket, Ron led his team to the 1969 KHSAA State Championship title. Scoring 44 points in the title game, he was named to the Tournament All-State Team. His other accolades included being named a high school All-American, All-State, and Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in 1969. He went on…

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Mike Redd

(Seneca High School, Louisville, KY) A three-time All-State performer, Mike led his Seneca team to the KHSAA Sweet Sixteen Title in 1963. Mike averaged 26.5 points a game during his senior year with his silky, smooth style of play. Being selected as part of the All-Tournament Team, Mike was also named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in…

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Jack Givens

(Bryan Station High School, Lexington, KY) Jack was named to the All-State Team 1972, 1973, and 1974. All-State Tournament Team in 1972 and 1974. He was a recognized high school All-American player. He was part of the Bryan Station team that made two trips to the state tournament and was named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in…

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Kenny Higgs

(Owensboro High School, Owensboro, KY)

Kenny was a recognized high school All-American and received All-State Tournament Team recognition the ’72, ’73, and ’74 seasons. In 1972, he helped lead his Owensboro team to the KHSAA State Championship, scoring 28 points in the championship game. He went on to have an outstanding career at LSU.

Todd May

(Virgie High School, Virgie, KY) Todd let his Virgie High School basketball team to the state tournament in 1981 and 1982. He was named to the All-State Tournament Team both years, Most Valuable Player in 1982, and named a member of the high school All-American team. During his high school career, Todd scored over 2500…

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Chris Lofton

(Mason County High School, Maysville, KY) Scoring 252 points in 10 state tournament games, 2003 and 2004, and maintaining a record made 17 three-pointers in the 2003 state tournament has kept Chris at the top of the record books. Helping his Royals to the KHSAA State Championship in 2003, he was also named the tournament…

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Dickie Prater

(Pikeville High School, 1946-1950) One of the greatest shooters ever to come out of the mountains, Dickie Prater led the Pikeville Panthers to consecutive KHSAA state tournament appearances in 1949 and 1950.He scored over 2,000 career points, averaging 29 points per game his senior year. He was selected to the Louisville Invitational All-Tournament team in…

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Ukari Figgs

(Scott County High School, 1991-1995) Named Miss Kentucky Basketball in 1995, Ukari was also named All-State in 1994 and 1995. She was named the Most Valuable Player of the ’95 KHSAA State Tournament which her Scott County Cardinals won. Her thirty-three (33) assists for the ’95 tournament (11 in one game) puts her among the…

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Jerry Thruston

(Owensboro High School, 1969-1972) Jerry led the Owensboro Red Devils to a KHSAA State Championship in 1972. Named to the KHSAA All-Tournament teams of 1971 and 1972, he was also given the honor of being named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in 1972. Jerry, known for his athleticism and versatile game, received first team All-State recognition in…

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Mike Silliman

(St. Xavier High School, 1958-1962) Named an All-Stater for three years, Mike led the St. Xavier Tigers to a KHSAA Championship Title in 1962. Averaging 24 points a game his senior season, he was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball in 1962. Able to dribble, shoot, and rebound with ease, Silliman earned the nickname ‘The Gentle Giant’.…

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Travis Ford

(Madisonville High School, 1985-1989) Scoring 2,676 points and dishing out 677 assists during his high school career are part of the reasons Travis received All-State recognition for the 1987, 1988, and 1989 seasons. He was named to the KHSAA All-Tournament Team in 1989, while also receiving accolades as a Parade and McDonald’s All-American. Travis became…

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Jimmy Dan Conner

(Anderson County High School, 1967-1971) Jimmy Dan was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball in 1971 while also receiving Parade All-American honors that same year. He was named first team All-State in both 1970 and 1971. While leading the Anderson County Bearcats to a runner-up finish in the 1971 Sweet 16 and being named to the all-tournament…

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John Pelphrey

(Paintsville High School, 1983-1987) John Pelphrey led the Paintsville Tigers to Sweet 16 appearances in 1985, 1986, and 1987. He scored 2,497 career points and garnered 1318 rebounds. For his efforts, he was named All-State his sophomore through senior years. He was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball as well as a Parade All-American in 1987. He…

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Bobby Rascoe

(Daviess County High School, 1954-1958) Bobby was named to the KHSAA All-Tournament team in 1957 and 1958. He also received recognition as a High School All-American in 1958. Scoring 103 points in the 1958 state tournament makes Bobby among the great scoring leaders in Sweet 16 history. He also received All-State team recognition in 1957…

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Jeff Mullins

(Lafayette High School, 1956-1960) In the legendary history of Lafayette High School basketball, Jeff Mullins is recognized as one of its greatest players. He was an All-State performer in 1959 and 1960 and is considered one of the “purest” shooters in Kentucky basketball history. He was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball in 1960. His success at…

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Winston Bennett

(Male High School, 1979-1983) Winston was one of the most powerful and physical athletes to ever play high school basketball in Kentucky. A fierce competitor, his rebounding and defense were equal to his outstanding offensive skills. He was named All-State in 1981, 1982, and 1983. In 1983 he was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball and a…

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Jermaine Brown

(Fairdale High School, 1987-1991) Jermaine’s outstanding play was a key factor in bringing KHSAA Championships to Fairdale High School in 1990 and 1991. He was also named first team All-State in 1990 and 1991. During his junior and senior seasons, Jermaine was named the KHSAA Sweet 16 Most Valuable Player. Scoring over 2,000 career points…

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Lillie Mason

(Olmstead High School, 1977-1981) Lillie averaged 34 points and 15 rebounds as a senior at Olmstead High School. She scored over 2,500 points while shooting 67% from the field and 84% from the free throw line. She was named to the All-State team in 1980 and 1981, as well as to the Parade and Converse…

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