Interview with William B. "Bill" Keightley, July 25, 2006

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Keightley discusses the 1978 national championship team and the effect of being the top-ranked team that season on the work ethic of the coaches and players who referred to that year as "The Season of No Celebration."He recalls winning the semifinal game and returning to Lexington, describes fan reaction to the National Championship win, and similar scenes in 1996 and 1998. Keightley also discusses the high expectations of success from basketball fans and the UK administration.

Interview Accession

2006oh124_af729

Interviewee Name

William B. "Bill" Keightley

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

2006-07-25

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Keightley, William B. Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 25 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Keightley, W.B. (2006, July 25). Interview by J. Suchanek. University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Keightley, William B., interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. July 25, 2006, University of Kentucky Athletics: William B. Keightley Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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