UK BASKETBALL | Joe Crawford Named 2018 SEC Legend

02/21/2018 01:11 PM

Former UK men’s basketball player Joe Crawford has been named a 2018 SEC Legend.

He will be honored at the SEC Tournament in St. Louis, Mo. during halftime of the Wildcats’ first game of the tournament. The SEC Tournament runs March 7 through March 11.

Crawford was a four-year letterwinner at Kentucky from 2005-2008. He is one of the leading scorers in program history, ending his UK career with 1,438 points.

Crawford was drafted 58th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. He played professionally until 2015.

Andrew Chernoff

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