Kentucky: A Family-First Program

03/30/2015 07:39 PM

After Kentucky’s clutch victory over Notre Dame Saturday night to move to 38-0 and on to the Final Four for the second consecutive season (and 4 out of the last 5), anyone watching witnessed the closeness of this unbeaten squad. Not only were the players hugging and celebrating the victory, but the real families of each of the players were right alongside of them. When a team performs as well and unselfishly as this group, one has to assume a strong support system is responsible. One that is able to see the bigger picture beyond minutes and stats.

KSTV’s Thomas Beisner and Mark Krebs talk about the typical role of family in college athletics, and why the families this year for UK are something special.

About Mark Krebs

Mark Krebs graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and was a three-year letterman in basketball. He proved himself to three different coaches (Smith, Gillispie, and Calipari) in his four years with the Cats and eventually earned a scholarship after three years of being a walk-on. Mark is currently splitting time between his book tour for Beyond a Dream and starring as part-time co-host on KSTV.

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