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Harris: ‘I just want an opportunity’ (Basketball)

For the first time since he was a little dribbler, Ramon Harris of Anchorage isn’t playing organized basketball. But he hopes that changes soon. The former University of Kentucky starter recently worked out with the Houston Rockets with hopes of landing a spot with the NBA organization’s D-League team. “I think it went real well,”… Read more »

Harris offered deal in Slovakia (Basketball)

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team made history last month by having five players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft. It looks like Anchorage’s Ramon Harris could be on his way to the professional ranks as well. Harris, of West High fame, has been offered a contract to play for Slovakian… Read more »

Harris to throw out first pitch (Basketball)

Now that his University of Kentucky basketball career is finished, Anchorage’s Ramon Harris will try his luck in baseball. OK, not really. But Harris will throw out the ceremonial first pitch in tonight’s SEC baseball game between Kentucky and visiting Louisville at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington. The 6-foot-7 Alaskan just wrapped up a successful… Read more »

Kentucky career ends for Harris (Basketball)

What a ride it was for Anchorage’s Ramon Harris at arguably the NCAA’s most sacred men’s basketball program. The 6-foot-7 senior saw his University of Kentucky career end after today’s 73-66 loss to West Virginia in the East Regional final in New York, leaving him one game shy of reaching his first Final Four. Harris,… Read more »

Harris continues Alaska’s NCAA legacy (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris joined an exclusive club today. Not only did the University of Kentucky senior earn his first career NCAA Tournament victory in three tries with this afternoon’s 100-71 thumping off lowly No. 16 seed East Tennessee State, but Harris found his way into the scoring column (5 points) for the second time at… Read more »

Harris earns first SEC championship (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Ramon Harris picked up a serious piece of hardware today, earning his first SEC Tournament championship after No. 2 Kentucky held out a spirited Mississippi State club 75-74 in overtime. Harris, a former player of the year from West High, played only six minutes but contributed one assist and one steal. The Wildcats (32-2)… Read more »

Harris returns to starting lineup (Basketball)

Ramon Harris has regained his scoring touch—and his starting job. The University of Kentucky senior forward started tonight for the first time this season and chipped in 7 points in No. 3 Kentucky’s 104-61 whitewashing of visiting Hartford. The 6-foot-7 Alaskan made both field goals, including a 3-pointer, and sank 2 of 3 free throws… Read more »

Harris part of ‘UK2K’ history (Basketball)

Ramon Harris has a flare for the dramatics. The University of Kentucky senior forward from Anchorage pumped in a season-high 9 points tonight to help the No. 3 Wildcats make history with an 88-44 drubbing of Drexel. The victory is No. 2,000 for the tradition-rich Wildcats, making Kentucky the most successful NCAA Division I basketball… Read more »