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This Day In Kentucky Sports History

19 Years Ago Today – December 21, 1996

- Scott Mendenhall’s three-pointer with two minutes left to play puts Lexington Catholic ahead to stay and the Knights beat Southern Laboratory of Louisiana 75-71 in the finals of the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. David Graves finishes with 21 points and hits two free throws with 5 seconds on the clock to seal the deal for Catholic who becomes the first Kentucky team to ever win the Palms Classic Showcase Tournament.