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One of Kentucky's 1978 'Twin Towers,' Mike Phillips, dies

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) Mike Phillips, who formed the "Twin Towers" with Rick Robey on the Kentucky team that won the 1978 NCAA title, has died in western Kentucky. He was 59.

Barnett-Strother Funeral Home on Monday confirmed Philips' death. The Hopkins County coroner's office is investigating the cause of death but told WFIE-TV that Phillips died after a fall Saturday at his home in Madisonville. The funeral home lists the date of death as Saturday.

In 1978, the team went 30-2 and beat Duke in the NCAA final. The Courier-Journal reported Phillips was an Ohio native who averaged more than 10 points a game during the season and finished 25th on UK's all-time scoring list.

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Leaders
Points: A. Harrison11.0
Rebounds: K. Towns6.7
Assists: A. Harrison3.6
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: K. Towns81.3%
3P%: A. Harrison31.6%
Steals: W. Cauley-Stein1.2
Blocks: K. Towns2.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Southeastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
1 Kentucky 18-0 38-1
21 Arkansas 13-5 27-9
LSU 11-7 22-11
Georgia 11-7 21-12
Texas A&M 11-7 21-12
Ole Miss 11-7 21-13
Vanderbilt 9-9 21-14
Alabama 8-10 19-15
Florida 8-10 16-17
Tennessee 7-11 16-16
South Carolina 6-12 17-16
Mississippi State 6-12 13-19
Auburn 4-14 15-20
Missouri 3-15 9-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.4 (31)
Rebounds: 12.6 (33)
Assists: 14.2 (63)
FG%: 46.8% (39)
FT%: 72.6% (56)
3P%: 34.9% (150)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 54.3 (3)
Rebounds: 25.4 (47)
Assists: 7.7 (1)
FG%: 35.4% (1)
FT%: 65.9% (30)
3P%: 27.1% (3)
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