Mark Story

March 20, 2014

Mark Story: Ranking UK players' importance to tournament run

When the Kentucky Wildcats open the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Friday night against Kansas State, the Cats will be trying to flip the narrative of a disappointing regular season with a redemptive tournament run.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.