Interview with Billy Ray Lickert, May 2016

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project

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Billy Ray Lickert discusses his time playing for the University of Kentucky under Coach Adolph Rupp. Lickert discusses his teammates and coaches. He talks about various games during his career. Lickert discusses a leg injury that kept him from playing for part of his junior season. He discusses being drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers but being unable to play for them and instead working as an accountant after he graduated. Lickert tells some stories about Coach Rupp and about some pranks played on the team, as well as a prank that the team played.

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2016oh086_af854

Interviewee Name

Billy Ray Lickert

Interviewer Name

Kyle Macy

Interview Partial Date

May 2016

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Lickert, Billy Ray Interview by Kyle Macy. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lickert, B.R. (n.d.). Interview by K. Macy. University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lickert, Billy Ray, interview by Kyle Macy. (n.d.), University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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