March 5, 2013

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball on Turner Sports Special

The history and tradition of Kentucky Wildcats basketball will be the subject of an upcoming documentary on the Turner Sports channel.

Named 'Bluegrass Kingdom: The Gospel of Kentucky Basketball,' it will be featured on March 17 on on TruTV. It will shown after the selection of the 68-team NCAA Tournament field.

Being explored in the documentary are the tenures of coaches like Rick Pitino, Eddie Sutton and Joe B. Hall, along with current coach John Calipari. It'll start with the time period of Adolph Rupp and include modern players like Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who was important part of the 2012 national championship team; the eighth time Kentucky has won the championship.

Even long-ago players such as Pat Riley, who is now the president of the Miami Heat will be part of the look at Kentucky men's basketball history.

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