October 15, 2006

Patterson gets royal treatment on UK visit

Patrick Patterson and his family made the two-hour drive to Lexington last Friday expecting some "Big Blue Madness," but they weren't expecting a royal entrance into Rupp Arena.

"When we came in, they were standing up and chanting his name and Jai (Lucas) and A.J. Stewart's names," said his mother, Tywanna Patterson. "It was quite amazing. It was a good moment.

"It was a great weekend. We had a good time with Coach (Tubby Smith) and the staff and the boys. We went to Keeneland. That was great too. It was beautiful. We got up close and personal and saw the horses and everything."

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