Kentucky Basketball: Tony Delk wants Anthony Davis’ jersey in Rupp Arena rafters

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tony Delk knows a Kentucky basketball legend when he sees it. Takes one to know one. Delk was an SEC Player of the Year, All-American and Final Four Most Outstanding Player for the Wildcats. He still owns the school record for career 3-pointers and ranks fifth on the all-time scoring list, second in steals. So here’s a question he is qualified to answer: Which...
Via SEC Country
12 days ago

Podcast: One bomber to another, Tony Delk loves him some Malik Monk

Welcome to SEC Country’s weekly Kentucky Wildcats basketball podcast, “Everybody’s Superpod,” with Kyle Tucker. Episode 4 will be a fun one for UK fans: Tony Delk, a former McDonald’s All-American, college All-American, SEC Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player at the 1996 Final Four, joined us for a long talk about Cats old and new.   LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tony...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Today in Celtics history: Tony Delk born

Today, January 28th is the 43 anniversary of the birth of former Boston Celtics guard Tony Delk.Delk played his collegiate ball at the University of Kentucky from 1992 to 1996, where he won SEC Player of the Year, Final Four Most Outstanding Player, and won an NCAA national championship his final season with the team. His pro career began after being taken 16th in the 1996 NBA Draft...
Via Celtics Life
22 days ago

Tony Delk high on these Kentucky Wildcats

Tony Delk likes what he’s seen from this UK team heading into the new season. Tony Delk knows what a great team looks like. The Wildcat great was part of one of the golden eras of Kentucky Basketball in the 1990s, including the memorable ‘96 team that is still regarded as one of the best college hoops teams ever assembled. Now an in-studio analyst for the SEC Network, Delk...
Via A Sea of Blue
October 25, 2016

Kentucky Wildcats retire Tony Delk’s jersey into Rupp Arena rafters (video)

The Kentucky Wildcats retired Tony Delk’s jersey during halftime of UK’s game against Auburn on Saturday. Here’s a video of the ceremony, courtesy of Kentucky Wildcats TV: Delk was the Most Outstanding Player of the 1996 NCAA Final Four and the Midwest Regional in leading UK to a 34-2 finish and the school’s seventh national championship. […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats get convincing win on Tony Delk Day

As Tony Delk had his jersey retired to the rafters in Rupp Arena on Saturday night, the current edition of the Kentucky Wildcats continued the path to perfection with a 110-75 beat down of Auburn. Auburn shot just over 41% from the floor including hitting eleven threes in the game, but the Cats were clicking […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Delk to sign prints Friday at Kennedy’s

On Saturday night, former UK great Tony Delk will have his retired jersey raised to the rafters at Rupp Arena. On Friday night, retirement eve, Delk will be at Kennedy’s Wildcat Den at 405 South Limestone to sign special prints … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
February 19, 2015

Celtics drop to season-low No. 28 in ESPN power rankings

The immortal Tony Delk wore No. 28for the Celtics in 2002.Marc Stein's latest NBA power rankings on are out, with the Celtics finding themselves at No. 28 of 30.  It's the lowest position they have held all season.There are currently five teams with lower winnings percentages than Boston (13-25, .342), but the club's recent fire sale and six-game west trip looming has...
Via Celtics Life
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Delk and Jenny Hansen to have jerseys retired by Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball great Tony Delk and gymnastics star Jenny Hansen will have their jerseys retired by UK Athletics at events held in February. Jersey retirement is considered the highest honor of UK Athletics. Delk becomes the 43rd retired jersey associated with men’s basketball and Hansen is the first honoree in gymnastics. Previously, Delk […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Network announces college basketball schedule; Tony Delk added as analyst

The SEC Network will televise 118 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball games in its inaugural season and surround coverage with sportscasters, former coaches and former players with extensive SEC expertise. The experience of Dave Baker, Barry Booker, Joe Dean Jr., Daymeon Fishback, Tom Hart, Darrin Horn, Dave Neal, Will Perdue and Jon Sundvold highlight the SEC […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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