BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball All-American and National Champion Johnny Cox will represent the Wildcats as a member of the 2019 Southeastern Conference Legends at the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee.
Past greats from all 14 SEC member institutions will be honored at the league tournament March 13-17 at Bridgestone Arena. Cox will be honored at halftime of UK’s first game of the tournament.
Cox helped lead UK to the 1958 national championship, its fourth in school history. He averaged a double-double with 14.9 points and 12.6 rebounds per game for the 23-6 national title team. He also guided the Cats to the SEC Championship in 1958 and 1959.