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August 20, 2012

C.M. Newton earns Lapchick Character Award

Former Kentucky athletic director C.M. Newton is one of four members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame selected this year as recipients of the Lapchick Character Award. Newton has impacted basketball on the collegiate and international levels as a coach and administrator. A graduate of Kentucky, where he was recruited by Adolph Rupp and was a member of the 1952 national championship team, Newton had a record of 500-374.

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