A piece of UK basketball history you may not know...

05/30/2016 05:54 PM

Did you know that 149 Kentucky basketball players have served in the US military? Carlos Toomer, a member of the Kentucky basketball team from 1990-1992, is the most recent player to serve. Of those 149 players, six died while in the line of duty. Tonight, we not only honor our basketball players, but all troops (past and present) who have served and are serving to keep this country free.

From the KSTV family, we want to thank all members of our armed forces for their service to our country.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton Abernathy is the producer for KSTV. A recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism, Clayton covered UK sports throughout his four year college career for various radio and television stations, including an internship with KSTV last summer. He is passionate about UK sports, and loves to apply that passion to his work every day. He loves to eat, run, explore nature, jam with his buddies, and play basketball and golf on the weekends. You can follow Clayton on Twitter @Abernathy_cn2.


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