LEXINGTON, Ky. — Members of Kentucky basketball’s 1978 national championship team are in town this weekend.
Assistant coach Dick Parsons and former greats Jack Givens and Kyle Macy had a news conference at Rupp Arena on Thursday. After the news conference, we had the chance to catch up with more players from the 1978 team that topped Duke in the title game.
Host Curtis Burch takes you through those conversations on the latest episode of Wildcat Country, SEC Country’s daily Kentucky podcast.
Among the topics discussed:
- Macy and Givens share their thoughts on the current Cats.
- What was it like for former players to see the new facilities?
- Macy discusses why the 1978 team is so beloved. He also shares a story about helping his team improve from the free-throw line.
- Listen to the news conference with Parsons, Macy and Givens.
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