Interview with Johnny W. Cox, October 3, 2018

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

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Interview Summary

Johnny Cox played basketball for the University of Kentucky from 1955-1959. In this interview, he discusses his childhood interest in basketball, his recruitment during high school, and his decision to attend UK. He discusses his teammates and their abilities, particular games from each season, and winning the NCAA Championship in his junior year. He talks about his post-college career, playing in the American Basketball League, National Industrial League, and the American Basketball Association. Cox talks about what he hopes his legacy as a basketball player at UK will be.

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2018oh589_af953

Interviewee Name

Johnny W. Cox

Interviewer Name

Kyle Macy

Interview Date

2018-10-03

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Cox, Johnny W. Interview by Kyle Macy. 03 Oct. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cox, J.W. (2018, October 03). 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.

Cox, Johnny W., interview by Kyle Macy. October 03, 2018, 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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