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Tennessee plans to retire Allan Houston's No. 20

By: AP
By: AP

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee will retire Allan Houston's
No. 20 during a pre-game ceremony on March 6, when the Volunteers
host Kentucky.

The 37-year-old Houston played for the Volunteers from 1989
through 1993 and is their all-time leading scorer with 2,801 points
and trails only LSU's Pete Maravich on the Southeastern
Conference's all-time scoring list. He was a two-time All-American
and four-time All-SEC player.

Houston was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 11th
overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft and played 12 seasons in the
NBA, the last nine with the New York Knicks. He currently serves as
the Knicks' assistant general manager.

Houston says he's honored to join Bernard King and Ernie
Grunfeld as the only Vols players to have their numbers retired.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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