Walter McCarty Talks Rings, Reunions and Rick Pitino

02/28/2013 10:00 PM

Before last night’s ring ceremony at halftime of the UK vs. Mississippi State game, the 1996 team gathered to sign autographs for fans inside Rupp Arena. KSTV talked with former Cat Walter McCarty about the fans still supporting his team, finally getting a ring and if his former coach could ever get the same sort of welcome in Lexington.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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