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In November 1969, the Kentucky Wildcats began the campaign without one third of the great recruiting class of Casey, Issel, and Pratt. Make Casey had shattered his leg in an automobile accident during the off season. Coach Rupp has said that if the 1969-70 Cats had the services of Mike Casey, that team would have delivered the school its 5th NCAA Championship of the Rupp Era.
The following pages are the Special Supplement by the Louisville Courier Journal to commemorate the beginning of that season.
The Special Supplement for this game was 20 pages including the front cover. Check that entire Issue out right here. CLICK HERE FOR All Pages In Sequence, or Select the links below for specific pages, and browse them with the navigation links provided at the bottom of each individual page.
Submitted by Ron Goodbub