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Thursday Headlines: Valerie Still Edition

The former Kentucky Wildcat is on the ballot for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Valerie Still is a household name when you talk about University of Kentucky basketball, but Still’s impact on the game goes beyond that.

As such, Still is one of several nominees for the 2023 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of 10 North American women to be on the ballot.

Still is already a member of the women’s basketball hall of fame.

Still, of course, was a three-time All-American and still holds the University of Kentucky career records (men and women) in scoring (2,763) and rebounding (1,525). She was also a member of the USA National team and became a star while playing overseas in Italy.

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of eligible candidates for the Class of 2023, including several high-profile, first-time nominees including Pau Gasol, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Gregg Popovich, Dwyane Wade, and the 1976 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team.

It’s extremely impressive for Still to be on the ballot. In the eyes of the BBN, she’s definitely a hall-of-famer! Congrats Valerie!

Tweet of the Day

A few days old, but worth watching again.


Stoops says UK Football hit home run with Devin Leary - Herald Leader

If he can produce like he did at NC State, absolutely.

Iowa to start Joey Labas in Music City Bowl - Cats Pause

A battle of the backups in Nashville.

Ball movement, spacing has to improve for UK Basketball - KSR

Poor offense has hindered this team tremendously.

Franco Harris remembered as tremendous role model - Yahoo

A football icon.

Matt Ryan benched again - Bleacher Report

That trade for Ryan has not worked at all.

Carlos Correa flips, signs with Mets - ESPN

The flips aren’t just for college football recruiting.

JT Daniels lands at 4th school - CBS

Cue “I’ve been everywhere.”