Delk, Hansen jerseys to be retired at Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two University of Kentucky athletes, basketball star Tony Delk and gymnastics standout Jenny Hansen, are having their jerseys retired.

Hansen will be honored Feb. 20 at the gymnastics meet against Arkansas, and Delk will be recognized the following day at the men’s basketball game against Auburn.

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Delk led the Wildcats in scoring three straight years and was first-team All-American as a senior as well as most outstanding player of the 1996 NCAA Final Four and the Midwest Regional in leading Kentucky to the national championship. He is Kentucky’s career leader in 3-pointers with 283. He played 10 seasons in the NBA.

Hansen broke three NCAA records with eight individual national titles, four titles in one year and three all-around championships. She earned All-America honors in 13 events during her career.

 

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