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Malik Monk To Visit Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafe April 9


ASHLAND, Ky. — Former University of Kentucky basketball player Malik Monk visits the Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafe on Sunday, April 9, from 4-6 p.m. The Kentucky HOF Cafe is in Ashland, Ky. at 500 Winchester Avenue on the front of the Ashland Town Center.

Monk was a consensus second-team All-American for Kentucky basketball during last season’s Wildcats advancement to the Elite Eight. Monk, a freshman, averaged 19.8 points per game and was named to seven All-American teams.

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He was first team All-SEC and was on the All-SEC Freshman team. Monk was both the SEC Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year and became the leading scorer all-time by a UK freshman by scoring 754 points.

He declared for the NBA Draft late last week. Monk won over a dozen national awards for his play during the 32-6 Wildcats.

Monk will meet with the media at 3:45 p.m. at the Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafe prior to meeting fans at 4 p.m. Autographs and photographs will be available for purchase starting at $30. Fans can begin lining up at the main entrance to the Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafe at noon.

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About Woody Woodrum

Senior Editor and columnist/writer for Herd Insider since 2003, with Kindred Communications on radio for Marshall football/men's basketball pregame and postgame shows since 1996 and with First Sentry Bank Sportsline (Also Scott on Sports, Sideline Sports and Herd Insider Sportsline) since 1997. Married to Liz (12-22-1990) and one son, Tre' (11-7-1997). National Sportswriters & Sportscasters West Virginia Broadcaster of the Year winner for radio, 2000; won W.Va. Broadcasters Best Talk Show in 2013 with co-host Paul Swann and W.Va. Broadcasters Best Play-by-Play in 2015 with Jason Toy (Huntington at South Charleston, state AAA semifinals). Member of (College) Football Writers Association of America, (College) Basketball Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Color commentator for Marshall football (1999-2000), for Marshall basketball (2004-2016) and Marshall baseball (2004-2016). Color for high school football at Spring Valley (1999-2008), Cabell Midland (2009-2012) and Huntington (W.Va.) High School (2013-2016).