This Day In History
This Day In Kentucky Sports History
21 Years Ago Today – April 1, 1996
- Cats win 6th NCAA Title: Kentucky makes championship game record twelve (12) 3-pointers on their way to defeating Syracuse 76-67 for NCAA Title in East Rutherford, NJ. Freshman Ron Mercer makes 8 of 12 shots and scores career-high 20 points. Tony Delk ties championship record with seven (7) 3-pointers and leads Kentucky with a team-high 24 points. Delk is named Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player.