Johnny Cox of Hazard was another All-Star for Kentucky.
Indiana won the first game 94-86 but Kentucky rallied for an 86-82 overtime victory in the second game with Butcher scoring 13 points.
E.A. Diddle, the Western Kentucky coach, was the All-Star coach. He coached the team one more year before giving way to high school coaches.
Donnis Butcher’s son, Donnie, is the head coach at the University of the Cumberlands. Funeral services and burial will be in Williamsburg. An online guestbook is at www.phillipsfuneral.com
MARK MAYNARD can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (606) 326-2648.