U of Kentucky Baseball Basketball Star Ben Jordan Dead At 22

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FAYETTE COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Ben Jordan, a star Wildcats pitcher and basketball player for the University of Kentucky, has died at the age of 22.

Details of Jordan’s death were not provided as of Tuesday morning.

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Jordan played basketball for UK during the 2019–2020 season. He was on the roster for the 2021 season.

As a freshman at UK in 2019, the 6-foot-9 West Carter product appeared in ten games for the baseball Wildcats pitching 8.2 innings and pitched a scoreless inning against nationally-ranked Vanderbilt to close out the 2019 season. Redshirt Sophomore. He made the Dean’s list spring 2020 Two-sport athlete who is also a right-handed pitcher on the UK baseball team. He joined the squad in mid-October. He made two appearances in his first season on the team.

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Geo quick facts: Fayette County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,803, making it the second-most populous county in the commonwealth. Its territory, population and government are coextensive with the city of Lexington, which also serves as the county seat – Wikipedia.

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