Tom Payne, the first black man to play basketball for the University of Kentucky, played on the 1970-71 team for coach Adolph Rupp. Payne, convicted of rape in 1977, had his parole request deferred for another two years by the Kentucky Parole Board on Wednesday.
Tom Payne, the first black man to play basketball for the University of Kentucky, played on the 1970-71 team for coach Adolph Rupp. Payne, convicted of rape in 1977, had his parole request deferred for another two years by the Kentucky Parole Board on Wednesday. UK Athletics
Tom Payne, the first black man to play basketball for the University of Kentucky, played on the 1970-71 team for coach Adolph Rupp. Payne, convicted of rape in 1977, had his parole request deferred for another two years by the Kentucky Parole Board on Wednesday. UK Athletics

UK men’s first black basketball player must stay in prison another 2 years

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