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A documentary on the 1998 title team is set to air on Christmas.

NCAA Basketball: Illinois-Chicago at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

A documentary about Kentucky’s 1998 National Championship team is set to air on Christmas Day, titled “Out of the Blue: The 1998 National Champion Kentucky Wildcats.”

The film is produced by Cameron Mills, a guard on the ‘98 team, WKYT producer Dick Gabriel (the channel of which the documentary will air in Lexington) and Jason Epperson, a Kentucky filmmaker.

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