Enes Kanter to Throw Out First Pitch Friday
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman men’s basketball student assistant coach Enes Kanter will be on hand to throw out the first pitch of the UK baseball series opener vs. No. 30 Auburn on Friday, with first pitch set for 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
A member of the under-18 Turkish national team in 2009, Kanter earned MVP honors after averaging 18.6 points and 16.4 rebounds per game at the European Championships.
Kanter spent the 2010-11 men’s basketball season working as an undergraduate student-assistant coach, helping lead the Wildcats to its first NCAA Final Four berth since 1998.