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kentubbybasketball
02-25-2009, 02:57 PM
Check out this website that UK has started in hopes of marketing Jodie Meeks. Likely he won't win (Blake Griffin has that locked up even if he's currently not available to play). However, this kind of marketing could get Jodie on the First Team All-American list, which is equally impressive IMO.

Go Jodie! And, thanks for the memories, that I hope are still forthcoming. I'm not sure we'll see another guy who scores like this for decades. It's definitely something to tell your kids about.

Check out the website... pretty snazzy.

http://www.ukathletics.com/jodie23/

kentubbybasketball
02-25-2009, 02:58 PM
WORTH NOTING
56th member of UK's 1,000 club
Ranks 46th in UK scoring history (1,077)
Set two arena records this season:
Thompson-Boling Arena (Tennessee) – 54 points
Bud Walton Arena (Arkansas) – 45 points
2009 Honors
Top 30 Wooden Award Watchlist
ESPN.com National Player of the Week 1/19/09
Dick Vitale's National Player of the Week 1/19/09
FoxSports.com National Player of the Week 1/19/09
Digger Phelps' Highlighter of the Week 1/19/09
ESPN.com National Player of the Week 2/16/09
4-time SEC Player of the Week
SEC Community Service Team Player of the Week
Academic All-SEC
MEEKS in the Nation
Category Rank Stat
Scoring 4th 25.4
Three-point FG made 7th 98
Free throw pct. 7th 89.5

MEEKS in the SEC
Category Rank Stat
Scoring 1st 25.4
Three-point FG made 1st 98
Free throw pct. 1st 89.5
Three-point FG Pct 1st 42.4

SCHOOL RECORDS
Single game scoring leader (54)
Single game three-pointers made (10)

GatorMan32
02-25-2009, 03:39 PM
Meeks is a baller. I love watching him when its not v UF. Honestly, I think he is the best back court player from UK in a while. That says a lot given guys like Crawford and Rondo. But Meeks has another level.

kentubbybasketball
02-25-2009, 05:51 PM
I don't disagree at all. I'd take it one step further and say he's been our best player since maybe Tayshaun Prince, regardless of position.

bleedorange1983
02-25-2009, 07:42 PM
Blake Griffin has it locked up IMO. He is the most unselfish, well-rounded player in the country.

NCMISSSTFAN
02-25-2009, 07:47 PM
Is Meeks leaving or returning next year? How is his NBA stock looking?

kentubbybasketball
02-26-2009, 12:48 PM
I think Jodie is coming back, but his stock is as high as it will probably get right now. He translates to being a "Ben Gordon" kind of player in the NBA IMO.

cock15
02-26-2009, 10:03 PM
he didnt do **** against S.CAR. Devan Downeys the man!

kentubbybasketball
02-27-2009, 12:44 PM
Hard to do much of anything if your coach is gonna sit you.