S.Res. 204 (105th): A resolution to commend and congratulate the University of Kentucky on its men’s basketball team winning its ...

...seventh National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Mar 31, 1998 (Resolution Agreed to).

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SRES 204 ATS

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 204

To commend and congratulate the University of Kentucky on its men’s basketball team winning its seventh National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 31, 1998

Mr. FORD (for himself and Mr. MCCONNELL) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

To commend and congratulate the University of Kentucky on its men’s basketball team winning its seventh National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.

Whereas the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team defeated the University of Utah’s team on March 30, 1998, in San Antonio, Texas, to win its seventh National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship;

Whereas, the Wildcats overcame the largest halftime deficit in a championship game, earning for themselves the nickname ‘The Comeback Cats’;

Whereas, Coach Tubby Smith, his staff, and his players displayed outstanding dedication, teamwork, unselfishness, and sportsmanship throughout the course of the season in achieving collegiate basketball’s highest honor; and

Whereas Coach Smith and the Wildcats have brought pride and honor to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which is rightly known as the basketball capital of the world: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That the Senate commends and congratulates the University of Kentucky on its outstanding accomplishment.

    SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the president of the University of Kentucky.