Found May 08, 2013 on College Spun:
Big Blue Nation is nationally known for being one of the strongest fan bases in the country. But as much as Wildcat Country loves to cheer on its Cats, there are a few people who UK fans love to hate as well. So we decided to compile a top five list of the most hated men in Kentucky – this assortment of players, analysts and coaches is a list that all Wildcats fans can agree on. 1. Christian Laettner  Let’s start with the year 1992. The shot heard around the world. The best buzzer-beater in college basketball history. Pause. Let’s take a look back at what happened before the eminent Christian Laettner shot.  If you know the rules of basketball, then you know that excessive or violent contact is not allowed. And while Laettner was assessed a technical foul, he should have been ejected from the game for excessive contact (stomping) on UK’s Aminu Timberlake. Kentucky fans have been playing the “what if” game ever since. What if Laettner was ejected from the game? Would Kentucky have b...
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