Melvin Booker made a fashion statement at Thursday night’s Kentucky-Missouri game that captures his dual roles as Mizzou icon and father of UK freshman Devin Booker.
The elder Booker wore a shirt that had the message “A House Divided” with UK and Mizzou logos on the chest.
The rationale for the shirt? “Keep everybody happy,” he said with a smile.
A member of Missouri’s All-Century Team, Melvin Booker led the Tigers to a 14-0 record in Big Eight Conference play in 1993-94.
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Earlier this week, Devin Booker became only the fifth player named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week three straight weeks. He had made a surreal 59.1 percent of his three-point shots (13 of 22) in SEC play going into the game at Missouri.
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