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Yesterday, U.S. Representative Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) congratulated the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team on winning the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship through official remarks entered into the Congressional Record. Rogers recognized and honored the team, Coach John Calipari, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, and the entire Big Blue Nation. Rogers’ remarks recognized the team for their hard work and dedication throughout the season that led to a record-setting 38 wins and a Wildcat victory in the National Championship game over the University of Kansas.

“It is an honor to rise to commend and congratulate the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team on their terrific season and eighth national championship,” says Rogers. “This team achieved greatness against extraordinary competition, and will forever be regarded as one of the greatest all-around teams in college basketball history. Congratulations Wildcats on your championship win, and for continuing to uphold your legacy as ‘The Greatest Tradition in College Basketball.’”

Click here to read Congressman Rogers’ Congressional Record statement on the Wildcats NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.

Rogers has served Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981. With a focus on economic development, job creation, fighting illegal drugs and preserving Appalachia’s natural treasures, he has a reputation for listening to his constituents and fighting for the region he represents. For more information visit or Rogers’ Facebook page at:!/CongressmanHalRogers. To receive Twitter updates go to:!/RepHalRogers