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From Kentucky's Mr. Basketball to Kentucky Wildcat.

That will be Dominique Hawkins, the Madison Central star named the top basketball player in the state who committed to UK on Wednesday.

He will be the 17th player to be named the state's Mr. Basketball and then play for the state school. The group includes nine players in the 1,000-point club, three retired jerseys and three national championships.

Here's the full list:

-- Jon Hood (2009)

-- Darius Miller (2008)

-- Brandon Stockton (2002)

-- Josh Carrier (2001)

-- Richie Farmer (1988)

-- John Pelphrey (1987)

-- Rex Chapman (1986)

-- Winston Bennett (1983)

-- Todd May (1982)

-- Dirk Minniefield (1979)

-- Jack Givens (1974)

-- Jimmy Dan Conner (1971)

-- Mike Casey (1966)

-- Randy Embry (1961)

-- Pat Doyle (1959)

-- Billy Ray Lickert (1957)

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