Black UK Jerseys to Go on Sale Thursday
Dec. 8, 2008
Lexington, Ky. - Jerseys similar to those worn by the UK Men's basketball team as a tribute to long time equipment manager Bill Keightley will be available at the UK Bookstore beginning Thursday morning at 7:45 AM. There are two options for consumers:
A limited edition (500 in existence) replica jersey in a leather display collectors' box-$150 A limited edition (48 in existence) authentic jersey in a wall-hung acrylic display case-$1,000
Both options include a special lapel pin replica of the jersey as worn by the coaches and staff at Sunday's victory over Mississippi Valley State.
20% of sales directly benefit the Bill Keightley Scholarship which funds scholarships for UK Basketball Managers.