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Former Kentucky coach Joe Hall inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former Kentucky coach Joe Hall and contributor Jim Host of Kentucky were part of a 10-man class inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Sunday night at the historic Midland Theatre, tipping off a three-day celebration of college basketball. Georgetown’s dominating center Patrick Ewing, Kansas legend Clyde Lovellette and …

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Jim Host says Anthony Davis could be greatest defensive player ever, even better than legendary Bill Russell

By LARRY VAUGHT For those still trying to figure out how Anthony Davis should rank on the list of all-time players to play at Kentucky, pay close attention to Jim Host and what he has to say. Host has been involved with UK sports since 1954 and was recently named to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall …

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Future Hall of Famer Jim Host says this is best Kentucky team he’s seen; knew Calpari would be “best ever” at UK

By LARRY VAUGHT Jim Host has been associated with the University of Kentucky basketball since 1954 and has known all of UK’s basketball coaches during that time. He opened Jim Host and Associates in 1972, put together the Kentucky Radio Network and has had a long standing business relationship with the National Collegiate Athletic Association …

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